Elizabethtown, KY. (October 1, 2021) – 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 2021 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of September 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,528 citations. We removed 28 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 374 speeders. 126 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 10 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 38 collisions and 210 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 97 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 694 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 505 special details and conducted over 12 community programs that reached over 2,130 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 58 criminal cases, made 367 criminal arrests, and served over 75 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 61 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,653 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,135 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 2021.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/