Ottawa Police Department Lt. AJ Schmidt will be retiring after 20 years. A retirement reception will be 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Ottawa Law Enforcement Center, 715 W. Second St., Ottawa.

Remarks and a plaque presentation will be at 1 p.m. with the reception to follow.

Contact Lt. Casey Crane at or 785-242-2561, ext. 7418, with questions or to make remarks.