ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (November 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 November, December and into 2022 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of October 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,904 citations. We removed 31 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 494 speeders. 137 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 7 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 68 collisions and 215 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 124 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 786 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 334 special details and conducted over 7 community programs that reached over 934 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 53 criminal cases, made 313 criminal arrests, and served over 106 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 89 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 5,724 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,371 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 November, December and into 2022.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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