The Department is comprised of two organizational bureaus.

  • Field Services
  • Support Services

The two bureaus consist of four operating divisions.

  • Patrol Division
  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • Communications and Records Division
  • Administrative Services Division

Personnel from some of these divisions also staff specialty units that provide unique or specialized services as needed.

  • Traffic Operations
  • Emergency Services
  • Negotiators
  • K-9 Unit
  • Evidence Technicians
  • SROs
  • Code Enforcement
  • Bike Patrol
  • Field Training Officers
  • Honor Guard

Pelham Police Department personnel are the highest-trained law enforcement officers in Shelby County. This is due to an aggressive field training program for new police officers, as well as required in-service training for all other officers.