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Sergeant insignia
Police sergeant.png

San Francisco Police, 1941

San Francisco Police, 1941
Sergeant guard.png

NASA security, 1968

NASA security, 1968

MACO, 22nd century

MACO, 22nd century

Earth Two, 2266

Earth Two, 2266

Sergeant was a rank, the equivalent of which was used by the service organizations of many civilizations. As a traditional military or police grade, sergeant was the highest or a series of highest enlisted ranks used in a service organization. Sergeants ranked below commissioned officers and above corporals. Other grades of sergeant include first sergeant, staff sergeant, and master sergeant, among others.

Examples Edit

Law enforcement Edit

A desk sergeant was simulated in a holodeck rendition of Dixon Hill stories. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

Security Sergeant Lipton was knocked unconscious by Gary Seven at McKinley Rocket Base. (TOS: "Assignment: Earth")

Military Edit

Lieutenant Tom Paris wore the insignia of an American Civil War Union sergeant on 19th century Earth, when rescuing Q and Captain Kathryn Janeway from the Continuum. (VOY: "The Q and the Grey")

N. Kemper was a 22nd century Earth MACO sergeant. (ENT: "The Xindi")

In the mirror universe, Travis Mayweather was a MACO sergeant. (ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly")

A Klingon sergeant was ordered by Kruge to execute one of the Genesis Planet hostages. (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock)

Other non-canon sources suggest the Bajoran Militia had sergeants.
This chart shows only general equivalencies based on the ranks used by many governments on Earth, as well as the rest of the galaxy.

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