Recent Examples of sergeant from the Web
Players took the ice accompanied by those very members of the community as sergeants and policemen and hospital workers were rightfully bathed with the type of ovation frequently reserved for athletes.
Dayton Police Department currently has 29 employees, including the chief, a captain, administrative assistant, 13 officers and two sergeants on patrol, seven full-time people in communications and three officers in investigations.
Keisha Barnes, a correctional programs supervisor at Bertie, was in a sergeant’s office when an inmate entered and stabbed her, authorities say.
Soldiers missing in action are due promotions and Bergdahl became a sergeant while in captivity.
Eventually, the woman then told a sergeant, who contacted the Ohio State Highway Patrol, court records show.
Officials say one of those officers, a sergeant, also was part of an attempt to cover up some details of the incident, which happened in April at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
Investigators believe the shooter may have been in a vehicle at the time of the shooting, but a description wasn’t available, the sergeant said.
After being arrested at the airport and confined in a tiny room under the constant watch of uniformed military police sergeants for 81 days in 2011, authorities kept his passport for four more years.
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Origin and Etymology of sergeant
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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