Rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces.- Sergeant
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Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.
The rank is below sergeant and above sergeant major.
Officer appointed by a deliberative body, usually a legislature, to keep order during its meetings.
The term "sergeant" can be given two main definitions; the first being a military rank and the other a governmental role.
Military unit typically composed of two or more squads, sections, or patrols.
In the Australian Army, an infantry platoon has thirty-six soldiers organized into three eight-man sections and a twelve-man maneuver support section, with a lieutenant as platoon commander and a sergeant as platoon sergeant, accompanied by a platoon signaller and sometimes a platoon medic (full strength of forty men).
Warranted law employee of a police force.
Increasing numbers of people joining the police possess tertiary education qualifications and in response to this, many police forces have developed a "fast-track" scheme whereby those with university degrees spend two to three years as a Constable before receiving promotion to higher ranks, such as Sergeants or Inspectors.
Non-commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire department, or police forces with specific duties that vary by country.
Each recruit platoon is commanded by Recruit Instructors usually consisting of a Lieutenant, a Sergeant and up to four instructors of the Corporal or Bombardier rank.
Non-commissioned officer in many navies and is given the NATO rank denotion OR-5 or OR-6.
In many nations, they are typically equal to a sergeant in comparison to other military branches.
Form of tenure in return for a specified duty other than standard knight-service.
"Sergeant" is derived from the same source, though developing an entirely different meaning.
Name of two current and two former enlisted ranks in the United States Armed Forces.
The grade of technical sergeant is above sergeant and beneath master sergeant.
Police rank and an administrative position used in a number of organizations.
In Australian police forces, the rank of inspector is generally the next senior rank from senior sergeant and is less senior than a superintendent (in the cases of the Queensland Police and Western Australia Police) in the other Australian police forces.
Military officer who has not pursued a commission.
The NCO corps usually includes many grades of enlisted, corporal and sergeant; in some countries, warrant officers also carry out the duties of NCOs.