The Traffic Operations Unit is responsible for:
- Traffic law enforcement
- Traffic crash prevention and investigation
- Impaired driver enforcement
- Traffic control at various functions and events
- Neighborhood traffic complaint investigations
The unit also engages the community by educating citizens about traffic laws and safety, speaking to driver education classes, and promoting the use of seat belts and child restraints.
The Pelham Police Department is one of the few agencies in the Birmingham area to have full-time traffic personnel dedicated to traffic safety.