The Sioux Falls Police Department Assistant Chief Galen Smidt is retiring after nearly 26 years of service.
Thursday, Smidt announced his plans to retire from the department effective August 28, 2018. Smidt was confirmed as Assistant Chief in 2015.
City officials say Smidt will take on a new position as Director of Campus Safety at Augustana University.
The department plans to fill the Assistant Chief role yet this year.