ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (April 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 April, May and 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 March 2023, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,180 citations. We removed 32 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 521 speeders. 135 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 11 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 38 collisions and 217 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 92 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 777 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 610 special details and conducted over 18 community programs that reached over 11,157 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 48 criminal cases, made 377 criminal arrests, and served over 81 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 101 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 8,942 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,601 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 in April, May and throughout 2023.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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