2019 - Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel as the Assistant Chief
2016 - Promoted to Major as Investigations Commander
February 2015 - Promoted to Sergeant of the CID/SIU Units
January 2009 - Moved to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Detective
March 2008 - Hired by Jeffersontown Police Department
Lt. Col. Schmidt began his career in law enforcement with the Bowling Green City Police Department in February of 1988. Lt. Col.
Schmidt served in the Patrol Division until he laterally transferred to the Jefferson County Police Department in October of 1990. While Lt. Col. Schmidt with was with the Jefferson County Police Department he served as a patrol officer, detective, SWAT member, Sergeant over a Patrol and Flex Unit and finally as a Sergeant in the Criminal Investigations until the merger with the Louisville Police Department in 2002. As a result of the merger Lt. Col. Schmidt was then moved as a Sergeant to the Robbery Unit until his retirement in January of 2008. Lt. Col. Schmidt graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelors Degree in Police Administration.