Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Memorial Day Holiday 2008
Date of News Release: 05/27/2008
Kentucky State Police (Post 12 Frankfort) Preliminary statistics indicates that two fatal collision occurred in our seven counties in the Post 12 area during the Memorial Day Holiday 2008. Preliminary data shows 8 fatalities statewide.
Post 12 Troopers issued a total of 1044 citations, 257 citations were for speeding. There were 176 citations for seat belt violations and 4 child restraint violations. There were 482 other citations issued. There were 20 DUI arrest, 105 other arrest, 9 traffic collisions investigated and 19 traffic safety checkpoints conducted. This data is preliminary and comes from Post 12 Frankfort.
Continuing through June 1, the Kentucky State Police will be participating in the CLICK IT OR TICKET Enforcement Campaign. If you choose not to buckle up, then be prepared to get a ticket. Traffic safety checkpoints as well as saturation patrols will continue with special emphasis on seat belt violations, speeding and impaired driving.
Kentucky State Police Post 12, provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties. We want to encourage the public to report impaired drivers by calling 1-502-227-2221 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).