The Pelham Police Department is a modern, progressive, full-service municipal law enforcement agency dedicated to the ideal of providing superior police services to the community it serves. The department is comprised of four operating divisions: Patrol Division, Investigations Division, Administrative Services Division, and Administrative Operations Division. Personnel from each of these divisions also staff specialty units that provide unique or specialized services as needed, such as SWAT, Evidence Technicians, Traffic Crash Investigations, DARE, Fingerprint Identification and Polygraph testing. Pelham Police personnel are the highest trained law enforcement officers in Shelby County due to an aggressive field training program for new police personnel as well as regular required in-service training for all officers.