Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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KSP Post 4 Activity for December
Date of News Release: 01/09/2014
(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 January and the rest of 2014 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of December 2013, Post 04 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1117 citations. We removed 14 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 251 speeders. 59 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 7 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 100 crashes and conducted 1377 vehicle inspections. 386 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 188 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 949 citizenís complaints. We were involved in 674 special details and conducted over 8 community programs which reached over 900 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 61 criminal cases, made 322 criminal arrests, and served over 268 criminal court documents. In addition, we contacted over 479 victims of crimes on cases that we investigated. Additionally, we conducted over 240 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 04 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7883 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1926 data entries while still answering hundreds of calls from citizens in our area.