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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for November 2016

Date of News Release: 12/7/2016

HICKORY, KY (December 7, 2016) Activity for KSP, Post 1, for the month of November is as follows:

Criminal Cases Opened………………………………88
Criminal Arrests………………………………………294
Citations Written…………………………………….1548
Speed………………………………………………….521
Seatbelt………………………………………………..126
Child Restraint…………………………………………25
Collisions Investigated………………………………..72
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)……………………….0
Calls for Service……………………………………...724
DUI Arrests……………………………………………..52

Throughout the month, Troopers from the Mayfield Kentucky State Police Post conducted traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 1 District. KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide a highly visible, public safety service focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration and insurance of vehicles, and the valid licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed. For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, you may refer to the web site:
Click Here to View Post1 check points

Through December 7, 2016, preliminary results show there have been fourty-four people killed on the roadways in the Post 1 District: Fourteen victims were not wearing seatbelts. Six motorcycle fatalities have occurred. Two victims were not wearing a helmet. Additionally six fatalities involved the suspected use of alcohol or drugs and two bicyclist and three pedestrians have been struck and killed.

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police, toll-free, at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel, and license number if possible.