Lt. Turner was born and raised in Charleston and attended the College of Charleston.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts w/ a focus in Pre-Law in 1998. After graduating the College of Charleston, he was hired by the Hanahan Police Department and have been here for almost 15 years.
After starting out on patrol, he was then transferred to the detective division for several years and was then promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Turner supervised a patrol squad until 2010, where he was transferred back into investigations as a supervisor and remained in that role until he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2012. Turner is also a firearms instructor, defensive tactics instructor and a Standardized Field Sobriety Test instructor.
He has resided in Hanahan for seven years.