Director of Public Safety/Fire & Police Chief
Palmyra, WI, Public Safety Department
James Small is a 27-year veteran of public safety services. His career includes stops as a criminal investigator assigned to a state task force, shift supervisor, police chief and fire chief. Small provides consulting services to municipal entities on public safety personnel practices and has been involved in designing recruitment and employee selection processes for more than 50 entities. He also is an instructor in the Wisconsin Technical College System teaching in Fire/EMS, Business Management and Career Development. Small holds a master’s degree from Norwich University, bachelor’s degree from Carroll University, and certified public manager from the University of Wisconsin.