Sergeant or Sargeant (COMIC: Bullies) was a military or police rank.

The following list is divided into broad types of sergeant and then alphabetised within each of those types.

Police sergeants[]

A custody sergeant was at a police station to which Mark Goodson came to say he needed protection. (TV: Small Worlds)

A Desk sergeant worked at the front desk in a London precinct where DI Billy Shipton worked. (TV: Blink)

A Station sergeant walked out outside of his police station on Christmas Day, 1965 and discovered the Doctor's TARDIS standing there. (TV: The Daleks' Master Plan)

Abeland was a police sergeant from the village of Farringham. (PROSE: Human Nature)

Baker was a police sergeant from the village of Three Sisters. (PROSE: The Banquo Legacy)

Bradshaw was a sergeant who worked under Detective Inspector Patricia Menzies. (AUDIO: The Crimes of Thomas Brewster)

Andy Davidson was a former co-worker of Gwen Cooper, whose promotion to police Sergeant may have had something to do with his part in Children of Earth. (PROSE: Long Time Dead)

Cormac was a Glaswegian police Sergeant who liaised with Jack Harkness when Torchwood Two called the latter to Scotland. (COMIC: Captain Jack and the Selkie)

Ian Jenner and Dennison were Metropolitan Police Service sergeants who were on the trail of Christina de Souza. (TV: Planet of the Dead)

Kyle served in the Metropolitan Police Service in London in 1889.  (TV: The Talons of Weng-Chiang)

Lange was a Metropolitan Police sergeant known to Sgt Quick. (AUDIO: The Similarity Engine)

Markham was an Edwardian police sergeant. (TV: Black Orchid)

Harry Pike was a London police sergeant in the mid-21st century, who was the father of Darius Pike, an ally of K9 Mark 2. (TV: The Last Precinct)

Price was in charge of security at 10 Downing Street during the Slitheen family takeover of the British government. (TV: World War Three)

Percival Quick was a sergeant who was friendly with George Litefoot and Henry Gordon Jago. (TV: The Talons of Weng-Chiang, AUDIO: The Bloodless Soldier, The Bellova Devil, et al.)

Vince Wilson was a police sergeant in Moreton Harwood who briefly met Sarah Jane Smith. (TV: A Girl's Best Friend)

Military sergeants[]

The "regular" military is considered to be mainstream, armed forces. Not included here are reserve units, such as the Home Guard, the National Guard, the Territorial Army or the like.



A Sergeant served under Lieutenant Algernon Ffinch. (TV: The Highlanders)

A Sergeant was part of the raid on one of the warehouses in which the War Machines were being constructed in July 1966. (TV: The War Machines)

A Duty sergeant imprisoned Jack Harkness. (TV: Children of Earth: Day Five)


Sandra Applegate was a sergeant stationed at Caregan Barracks at the time of a Torchwood Three investigation of the Cowbridge training camp. (PROSE: Another Life)

Albert Arnold was a staff sergeant in the regular British Army unit that pre-dated UNIT. (TV: The Web of Fear)

Anthony Bee was a British Army soldier stationed at Cowbridge who mysteriously went rogue and committed several murders, forcing Torchwood Three to investigate. (PROSE: Another Life)

Calder was a bomb disposal technician. (TV: Resurrection of the Daleks)

Duffy was a British Army sergeant who ran the detention centre that briefly incarcerated the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith. (TV: Invasion of the Dinosaurs)

Johnso was a British Army sergeant who initially tried to keep Gwen Cooper away from a meteorite impact site. (TV: Day One)

Leigh was a World War II British sergeant who served under Commander Millington at Maiden's Point. (TV: The Curse of Fenric)

Peters was a regular army sergeant who served under Major Branwell and briefly took the commands of Zoe Heriot. (TV: The Invasion)

Danny Pink was a former British Army sergeant (TV: The Caretaker) who became a mathematics teacher at Coal Hill School. (TV: Into the Dalek)

Rilke was an 18th-century red coat. (AUDIO: City of Spires)

Mike Smith was a Royal Air Force sergeant who was a member of The Association and once had a fleeting relationship with Ace. (TV: Remembrance of the Daleks)

Willis was a World War I sergeant caught up in the War Lord's War Games. (TV: The War Games)

Wood was a British Army sergeant from World War I, who once tortured Hex. (AUDIO: No Man's Land)

Sokkuri was a sergeant for an unofficial military on a desolate Earth. (COMIC: The Child of Time)



A Sergeant was part of a group of soldiers surrounding the house in which the First DoctorSusan ForemanBarbara WrightIan ChestertonRouvray and D'Argenson were hiding in France in July 1794. (TV: The Reign of Terror)

An American sergeant was stationed at the Snowcap in Antarctica in December 1986. (TV: The Tenth Planet)


Gazelle was a sergeant but was likely an imaginary figure. (AUDIO: Zagreus)

Haval was a sergeant-at-arms to Lord Geoffrey de Beauvain during the Crusades. (COMIC: The Magician)

Ishem was a United States Air Force sergeant guarding the Eleventh Doctor's dwarf star alloy prison. (TV: Day of the Moon)

Kortez was an eventual Colonel in UNISYC, who originally met the Doctor when he was a sergeant. (PROSE: Alien Bodies)

Jeff Kovacs was a World War II-era American sergeant. (PROSE: Autumn Mist)

Prozorov was a World War II-era Russian sergeant who served under Captain Sorin. (TV: The Curse of Fenric)

Rugg was an imaginary sergeant called into existence by the Celestial Toymaker. (TV: The Celestial Toymaker)

A sergeant to Benik. (TV: The Enemy of the World)

Thompson was a Confederate sergeant forced to participate in the War Games run by the War Lord. (TV: The War Games)

Trofimov was a World War II-era Russian sergeant who served under Captain Sorin. (PROSE: The Curse of Fenric)

Territorial, Home Guard, National Guard, Reserves[]

Paterson was an ex-British Territorial Army sergeant whom the Seventh Doctor and Ace met. (TV: Survival)



A Sergeant was on Colonel Charles Crichton's staff at the time of the Brigadier's retirement. (TV: The Five Doctors)

A Sergeant was left in charge of UNIT's tent in Oxley Woods. (TV: Spearhead from Space)

A Sergeant tried to commandeer a helicopter in mid-air. (TV: The Ambassadors of Death)

A sergeant served under Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart. (TV: The Time Monster)


Carol Bell served on the Brigadier's personal staff as a corporal before her eventual promotion to sergeant. (TV: The Mind of Evil, PROSE: Speed of Flight)

John Benton served on the Brigadier's personal staff for a number of years, and knew at least the Second, Third and Fourth Doctors, as well as several of the Doctor's other companions. He was sergeant before later promoted to Warrant Officer Class 1. (TV: The Invasion, The Ambassadors of Death, Robot)

Calhoun served under Captain Magambo. (TV: Planet of the Dead)

French (AUDIO: The Coup) and Hart (TV: Doctor Who and the Silurians) served under General Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart.

Henderson was a UNIT sergeant, who under Major Beresford’s orders, helped the Fourth Doctor rescue Sarah Jane Smith and Scorby from Harrison Chase. (TV: The Seeds of Doom)

Machi was a rogue UNIT soldier who once attempted to kill the Eleventh Doctor. (COMIC: The Golden Ones)

Robin Marshall was a guard assigned to UNIT's Vault 75-73/Whitehall who was known to Liz Shaw. (AUDIO: Shadow of the Past)

Osgood was a technical sergeant who helped the Doctor circumvent a barrier around Devil's End. (TV: The Dæmons)

James Ramsay was a UNIT soldier integral to an Auton invasion of Earth. (HOMEVID: Auton Trilogy)

Talbot died while working with the Tenth Doctor and Majenta Pryce. (COMIC: The Age of Ice)

Mike Yates was a sergeant at the time he first met the Third Doctor and Liz Shaw. (PROSE: The Eye of the Giant)

Walters served under the Brigadier. (TV: The Invasion)

Willis was a UNIT sergeant. (AUDIO: The Wasting)

Zbrigniev served under Brigadier Winifred Bambera. (TV: Battlefield)

Other organisations[]

Time Lord[]

The Chancellery Guard had Sergeants among its ranks, with Commander Andred, impressed by K9's ability, noted that if K9 was a member of the Chancellery Guard, he would make him one. (TVThe Invasion of Time)


Bryn was a soldier whom the Eighth Doctor, Charley Pollard and C'rizz met in the Divergent Universe. (AUDIO: The Twilight Kingdom)

Cook was a sergeant in a prison, though not actually a government-run one. (PROSE: The Indestructible Man)

Martin Frith was head of security for the Forge at the time of the start of Project: Lazarus. (AUDIO: Project: Lazarus)

Kracauer was the leader of Kane's forces on Iceworld. (TV: Dragonfire)

Mitchell was a trooper. (TV: Earthshock)

Stewart was a sergeant in a militia force under the control of Mackenzie, who once had Jamie McCrimmon in his squad. (PROSE: The Indestructible Man)

Joseph Willow was a civilian who played the part of a sergeant in Sir George Hutchinson's war games in the village of Little Hodcombe. (TV: The Awakening)

Zogroth was a sergeant of the Wrarth Warriors. (COMIC: Doctor Who and the Star Beast)