KSP Post 4 Activity For May
Date of News Release: 06/08/2016
(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY.) - The Kentucky State Police Post 04 in Elizabethtown covers 8 counties. They include: Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckenridge, 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 and the rest of 2016 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of May 2016, Post 04 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1770 citations. We removed 41 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 415 speeders. 210 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 10 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 74 crashes and conducted 2061 vehicle inspections. 543 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 104 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 983 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 772 special details and conducted over 12 community programs which reached over 1500 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 56 criminal cases, made 190 criminal arrests, and served over 116 criminal court documents. In addition, we contacted over 259 victims of crimes on cases that we investigated. Additionally, we conducted over 39 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 04 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 9456 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 2400 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 month of June and throughout 2016.