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On the state level, about 100 Texas Department of Public Safety officers, sergeants, and special agents, as well as the Texas Ranger bomb squad, bomb-sniffing dogs, intelligence agents and helicopters are also involved, reported CNN affiliate KXAN.
One part of the bridge, which spanned 174 feet, came down on the driver's side of a car, killing the female driver, but not the passenger, said Jenna Mendez, a sergeant with the Sweetwater Police Department.
The police department’s animal abuse unit will be in place by the end of the month and will include a police sergeant, a police officer and three civilian investigators, Kamenetz’s office said.
The sergeant, who has since resigned amid an internal investigation into his behavior, approached two of the quarterback’s associates ... and told them what had transpired.
Bulot, a tactical sergeant with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, said for the class everyone left politics at the door and focused on acclimating teachers to handling handguns.
Strollo was re-instated as a sergeant in the First District on Aug. 28.
Peterson was not a member of a union, said Jeff Bell, president of the International Union of Police Associations Local 6020, which represents about 1,350 road patrol deputies and sergeants in Broward County.
This story begins with Willie Davis, a sergeant in the Little Rock Police Department.
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Origin and Etymology of sergeant
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
SERGEANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sergeant for English Language Learners
: an officer of low rank in the army or marines
: an officer in a police force with a rank below captain or lieutenant
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