desk sergeant

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the police sergeant on duty in a police station

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Therefore, the structure is different than a standard military police station containing desk sergeants and radio/telephone operators.
The iconic series was still in full swing in 1973, although the ageing Dixon had been promoted to Desk Sergeant by then.
But when the Caped Crusader is wearing the classic Adam West/David Jason version of the costume, it becomes much funnier to see him standing in the reception of a Bradford police station waiting for the desk sergeant.
Some of the prison sentences were very short, as little as 24 hours on one occasion, when he was held in an unlocked police station cell and told by the desk sergeant to "bugger off when no-one's looking".
What's the Latin, the desk sergeant asked, for "always in the s**t"?
Will a desk sergeant be stationed at the end of the fruit and veg aisle while crime victims queue patiently to make their complaints?
I had many short careers--as store detective, roofer, framing carpenter, police desk sergeant, stagehand, security guard, lathe operator in a sledgehammer handle factory, receptionist in a homeless shelter, mail carrier.
I questioned the desk sergeant about the legality of this and his response was basically 'tough, it's the law'.
In between pantomimes, they do vast amounts of work on cruise ships while Robin pops up on TV when required as the bus driver in Coronation Street and the grumpily disinterested desk sergeant, Sgt Edwards, in Emmerdale.
As a law-enforcement desk sergeant, he frequently had opportunities to excel when conversing with other people on base.
For example, policemen arbitrarily stop Bob and Alice while driving in Santa Monica, and later, when the couple is arrested, the desk sergeant at the station threatens them to" get back where you belong and stay there'" (64).
When the desk sergeant called the third time, we said, `We never heard of him' and let him sleep it off.
As a result, a relatively minor orthopedic impairment is almost always disabling, regardless of whether the applicant is the desk sergeant or a deputy on patrol who is routinely required to chase and apprehend felons,'' Saladino wrote.
The desk sergeant on the line informs the chief that the mayor and her family have been taken hostage in their home during a bungled burglary attempt.
Over the past 12 months, Enforsys has strengthened its market leadership through the acquisition of Desk Sergeant and Munipol, two respected CAD and RMS companies, as well as Emergency Software Products, Inc.