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The Pelham Police Department serves a diverse community of approximately 13,000 people on the Massachusetts border. We pride ourselves in providing a service to our town with professionalism and courtesy and this is reflected in our Mission Statement.

We are a full-time, progressive, community oriented police department with 22 full time officers, and 9 civilian personnel. In addition to the Patrol Division the Pelham Police Department has several specialized units.

They consist of a Criminal Bureau, Prosecutor's Office, Animal Control Division,  K-9 team, Special Operations Unit, a Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team and a Traffic Enforcement Division that includes a Motorcycle Unit.

We utilize several methods of online communication to include interacting on Twitter and Facebook and emergency alerts via ping4alets and Citizen Observer.  Follow us online and stay informed


Chief Joseph A. Roark | Pelham Police

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Joseph A. Roark Chief (603) 635-2411
Stephen Toom Captain (603) 635-2411
Lt. Anne Perriello Lieutenant (603) 635-2411