ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (October 1, 2019) – 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 October, November and the rest of 2019 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of September 2019, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,217 citations. We removed 26 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 309 speeders. 47 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 5 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 31 collisions. 412 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 78 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 745 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 663 special details and conducted over 12 community programs that reached over 965 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 41 criminal cases, made 317 criminal arrests, and served over 81 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 69 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,769 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,640 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 October/ November and throughout 2019.