It’s been a busy 2021 for the Kentucky 11 State Police Station.
London-based KSP post on Wednesday released its annual figures, which give a snapshot of its day-to-day operations.
The figures cover incidents in the seven counties he patrols. In addition to Pulaski, Post 11 covers Laurel, Rockcastle, Clay, Whitley, Wayne and McCreary counties.
KSP Trooper Scottie Pennington reported that Post 11:
• wrote 11,335 quotes
• removed 565 impaired drivers from the roads
• cited 5,580 speeding drivers
• issued 2,481 tickets for not wearing a seat belt
• issued 116 tickets for not using a child restraint
• investigated 507 traffic collisions
• helped 1,905 stranded motorists
• responded to more than 804 complaints from citizens
• opened 725 criminal cases
• made 2,163 criminal arrests
• served 1,324 criminal court documents
In addition, KSP soldiers have been involved in 6,457 special details, conducted over 467 school and business security checks, and participated in 119 community programs that reach over 3,500 people.
These community programs included Shop with a Trooper, where 142 children did their Christmas shopping; Cram the Cruiser, where 18,000 pounds of food has been gathered to be given to those in need;
Trooper Island, with over 40 children from the Post 11 area in attendance; raise funds for Special Olympics; DEA Drug Take Back and more.
“In total, the soldiers at Post 11, detectives and command staff at Post 11 have logged over 99,606.5 hours of service for the citizens of Kentucky we serve,” said Private Pennington.
Captain Danny Caudill said it was an honor and a privilege to have the 11 London Command Post. “The men and women who work at Post 11 really go above and beyond to provide service to the citizens of the Commonwealth and the Post 11 region,” he said.