Elizabethtown, KY (June 9, 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 June, July 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 May 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,528 citations. We removed 37 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 618 speeders. 249 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 11 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 54 collisions. 108 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 142 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 884 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 515 special details and conducted over 10 community programs that reached over 7,158 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 44 criminal cases, made 394 criminal arrests, and served over 72 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 83 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,727 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,912 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 June/July 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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