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.

Job Openings:

The Pelham Police Department is now accepting applications for an APOSTC certified police officer. You must have a minimum of two years experience. College education is not required but preferred. Applicant must have a current Alabama Drivers License or the ability to obtain one. You must meet eligibility requirements for accessing certain confidential records along with the ability to legally possess and carry a handgun. A competitive wage and benefits package is available. The department is looking for a self motivated individual seeking employment with a professional law enforcement agency. Applications may be obtained from the City web site or in person at the department. Completed applications must be returned to the department in person or by mail. Any questions should be directed to Captain Larry Palmer at 205-620-6550.