One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A sergeant in charge of a police station.
- ‘A further two sergeants act as station sergeants.’
- ‘They therefore retrieved the interview notes from the custody of the station sergeant, rewrote the page containing this claim and placed the notes back with the custody officer.’
- ‘A 29-year-old man, yesterday this week was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a police station sergeant.’
- ‘In 1991 the station sergeant retired and no replacement was appointed.’
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