security guard


: a person whose job is to guard a place (such as a store or museum) and make sure the people and things in it are not harmed

Examples of security guard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When an Islamic society board member returned to the temple to collect equipment, Mulla said, he was escorted by an armed security guard. Jenny Jarvie, Los Angeles Times, 4 Apr. 2024 In a strange turn of events, Killer Mike was arrested for misdemeanor battery following a scuffle with a security guard at the Grammys, shortly after his three wins in the pre-telecast. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 2 Apr. 2024 There will also be a security guard, a manager and a social worker, who will help residents find work and permanent housing and offer services to help treat addiction and mental health issues. Sarah Lapidus, The Arizona Republic, 2 Apr. 2024 Brown said the group is taking several measures to better secure the RV once its back in business, including adding a steering wheel lock, a tracker, alarm system, and parking it in an area with a security guard. Sarah Al-Arshani, USA TODAY, 26 Mar. 2024 The affidavit says the robber with the extinguisher aimed several gusts at a security guard, impairing his vision. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2024 Schultz was a Milwaukee police officer; Bembenek, who had been in the Milwaukee Police Academy, worked as a security guard at Marquette University at the time. Chris Ramirez, Journal Sentinel, 13 Mar. 2024 In those months, Cindy was forced to stop working, so Mark juggled schoolwork and worked 40-50 hours each week as a night-time security guard at Graceland, the mansion once owned by singer Elvis Presley. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 21 Mar. 2024 More recently, he was seen as a security guard in Knives Out and as Granddaddy Roy Gemstone on HBO's The Righteous Gemstones. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 20 Mar. 2024

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“Security guard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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