David Litton

Title: Fire Chief
David Litton

Chief Litton is a 1980 graduate of Crete-Monee High School and received his Associate of Applied Science degree from Prairie State College in 1989, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University in 1999, and graduated from the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy in 2004 (There have been only about 3000 graduates over the last 30 years). Chief Litton was a licensed paramedic for 25 years and was also certified as an Arson Investigator in the State of Illinois.

David began his fire service career in 1982 with the Crete Township Fire Protection District where he volunteered for 1 year. Chief Litton joined the University Park Fire Department (Illinois) in 1983 as a volunteer and began his full-time employment there as a firefighter/paramedic in 1985. David rose through the ranks and was appointed Fire Chief in June of 1995. In 2005, Litton took on the additional role of Village Manager for University Park. In 2008, Litton accepted the position of Fire Chief for the City of Bolingbrook, Illinois where he served until May of 2013. In July of 2013 he joined the Green Bay Metro Fire Department as Fire Chief.

Chief Litton is married to Martha and combined they have four children (Ryan, Madisen, Nadia, and Jack). The Litton’s reside in the Red Smith area of Green Bay. When not at work, the Chief enjoys golfing, riding his motorcycle, swimming, watching the Chicago Blackhawks and working around the house. He and his family are extremely happy to be here and look forward to serving the citizens of Green Bay well into the future. 

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