Elizabethtown, Ky. (May 3, 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 May, June 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 April 2022, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,534 citations. We removed 17 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 352 speeders. 84 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 8 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 44 collisions and 144 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 113 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 648 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 446 special details and conducted over 32 community programs that reached over 4,305 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 49 criminal cases, made 305 criminal arrests, and served over 60 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 77 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,481 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,162 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 May, June 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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