Elizabethtown, KY. (May 5, 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 May, June 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 April 2021, Post 4 troopers and detectives wrote a total of 1,604 citations. We removed 37 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 469 speeders. 99 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 12 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 40 collisions. 259 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 132 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 700 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 612 special details and conducted over 8 community programs that reached over 3,103 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 56 criminal cases, made 286 criminal arrests, and served over 43 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 99 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 troopers, detectives, and command staff logged over 7,839 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the trooper and detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,551 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 2021.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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