Traffic safety on our roads had
become a major concern for the Pelham Police Department.
years the Pelham Police have instituted special patrols targeting
problem areas. Chief Roark has assigned a team of officers to operate
traffic enforcement patrols throughout town to combat complaints from
Pelham has also received grants from the
New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency for seatbelt check points this
past summer and ranked third of all New Hampshire communities
participating in the program.
As a result Pelham has
been awarded additional grant money to operate these check points
again. Drive safe this year and buckle up and remember, don't text
In the event of a serious traffic
accident the Pelham Police Department has a certified Traffic
Accident Reconstruction Unit.
job is to investigate all serious or fatal motor vehicle crashes in
town to determine the cause of the accident. The information and
evidence gathered is not only used in the prosecution of violators
but is helpful in preventing future accidents
highly trained officers assume responsibility over the case from
start to finish. They collect evidence, photograph scenes and
compete comprehensive reports to be used in prosecution.