ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (January 3, 2023) – The Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown covers 8 counties. They include: Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, Larue, and Grayson. The West Region covers 8 post areas. They are: Post 1, Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 12, Post 15, and Post 16.
We will continue to conduct traffic safety checkpoints through January, February and for the remainder of 2023; looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of December 2022, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,718 citations. We removed 16 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 408 speeders. 132 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 7 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 52 collisions and 279 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 279 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 735 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 476 special details and conducted over 41 community programs that reached over 15,785 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 47 criminal cases, made 263 criminal arrests, and served over 81 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 57 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,957 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we serve.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,325 data entries while still answering hundreds of calls from citizens in our area.
KSP Post 4 will be operating Road Safety Checkpoints as well as Speed Checkpoints throughout the 8 county Post 4 coverage area for the months of January, February and throughout 2023.
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