Elizabethtown, KY. (September 1, 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 September, October 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 August 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,748 citations. We removed 14 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 325 speeders. 220 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 9 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 42 collisions and 192 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 141 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 742 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 548 special details and conducted over 97 community programs that reached over 25,300 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 37 criminal cases, made 256 criminal arrests, and served over 87 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 95 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,369 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,267 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 September/August 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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