The Patrol Division is the most visible and recognizable element of the Pelham Police Department. Four squads provide police services within the City of Pelham 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
A Lieutenant and two Sergeants supervise each shift, which is staffed by numerous police officers, to ensure an efficient and effective patrol response.
Patrol officers handle all of the initial investigative duties that pertain to calls for service in the City of Pelham. They:
- Meet with the reporting person
- Interview witnesses and suspects
- Collect evidence
- Render first aid
- Effect arrests
- Conduct traffic crash investigations
Many police officers assigned to the Patrol Division have received specialized training.