Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Stats from Post 4 for December 2011
Date of News Release: 01/02/2012
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) ?- The Kentucky State Police Post 04 in Elizabethtown covers 8 counties. They include: Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, Larue, and Grayson Counties.
For the month of December 2011, Post 04 Troopers wrote a total of 1,088 citations. We removed 20 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 345 speeders. 56 violatorswere charged for failure to wear a seatbelt. 5 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 94crashes and conducted 1,652 vehicle inspections. 548motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 214motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered a total of 1,363 citizen?s complaints. We were involved in674 special details and conducted over 40 community programs which reached over 1,000 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over64 criminal cases and made 179 criminal arrests. We contacted over 493 victims of crimes on cases that we are investigating. In total, Post 04 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 9, 653 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
Because crash data is still being collected and the holiday reporting period is still not over, collision statistics will be submitted in a few days.