ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (Aug. 1, 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 August, September 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 July 2023, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,626 citations. We removed 46 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 683 speeders. 210 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 18 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 36 collisions and 206 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 112 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 883 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 429 special details and conducted over 11 community programs that reached over 8,783 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 59 criminal cases, made 464 criminal arrests, and served over 90 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 38 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,853 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 2,156 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 August, September 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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