CNN’s Jim Acosta talks to Capitol police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, who was beaten with a flagpole defending the Capitol during the..
Sergeant is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces. The alternative spelling, serjeant, is used in The Rifles and other units that draw their heritage from the British light infantry. Its origin is the Latin serviens, 'one who serves', through the French term sergeant.