Sergeant at arms

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SERGEANT AT ARMS, An officer appointed by a legislative body, whose duties are to enforce the orders given by such bodies, generally under the warrant of its presiding officer.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Senate Sergeant at Arms Jose Balajadia Jr., for his part, said they were waiting for any notice from Recto's office whether the Senate will resume work on Wednesday or not.
"I am very sad to report that one such member has even thrown insults at the Chief Sergeant at Arms who had actually confirmed he has a gun."
ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have condoled the demise of Saeed Ahmed A(r) Assistant Sergeant at Arms National Assembly Secretariat.
The newly formed executive committee (2013-2014) comprising president Vijay Naik, vice-president, education Dr Veena Nagaraj, vice-president membership Sunil Mudanoor, vice- president public relations Roy Sebastian, treasurer Sudhir Shetty, secretary stika Shetty and Sergeant at Arms Robert Crasto were formally inducted during the programme.
Kaelin is the chief information officer for the office of the sergeant at arms of the U.S.
DeHaas was recently elected sergeant at arms of Focus Northwest, a local nonprofit business network promoting best practices.
Texas Senate Sergeant at arms Carleton Turner is retiring after 23 years in the Legislature.
The newly elected officers of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 378 are: President Edward Saucier, a 13-year veteran of the force; Vice President Mark Sawyer, a 13-year veteran; Treasurer Michael Tarckini, a 12-year veteran; Secretary Tom Daly, a 22-year veteran; and Robert Turgeon, a 10-year veteran, was elected sergeant at arms.
Ms Smith said: 'A fortnight ago, I repaid pounds 120.46 to the Sergeant at Arms Office in respect of 317 letters that I sent out mistakenly following an error in our database.'
The system had no oversight, however, apart from the Sergeant at Arms, who was an avid checkbouncer himself (31 personal checks worth almost $105,000).