Elizabethtown, Ky. (March 2, 2022) – 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 March, April and the remainder of 2022 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of Feb. 2022, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,641 citations. We removed 22 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 254 speeders. 136 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 11 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 34 collisions and 147 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 106 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 587 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 1,217 special details and conducted over 21 community programs that reached over 5,057 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 53 criminal cases, made 399 criminal arrests, and served over 99 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 134 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,176 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,071 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 March, April and throughout 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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