Officer Turner was a recurring character on Degrassi. He is a police officer who began monitoring students at Degrassi Community School after the Vegas Night incident. He is the father of Dave Turner and the uncle of Chantay Black. He is portrayed by Jess Mal Gibbons.
Season 9In Close to Me, he is seen at Dave's basketball game cheering him on in the stands.
Season 10In I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (2), he is the police officer pulling over Sav, Eli, Adam, and a drunk Bianca to tell them that Sav's dad's truck has been reported stolen.
In Umbrella (1), Officer Turner returns when he is seen dropping Dave off at school. Dave doesn't want the kids at school (other than Wesley) to know that his dad is a cop, as that will lead them to think he is a "Narc".
In Spring Fever, Officer Turner is seen at Degrassi with Dave and Drew when Dave asks if Drew and Bianca made up after the Keke Palmer concert. Drew later walks up to Officer Turner and confesses to the murder of Anson. Officer Turner then takes Drew to the police station for a debriefing, and tells him he did the right thing telling the truth.
In Cry Me A River (2), Officer Turner is called into the office after Dave and Adam get into their fight. He tells Mr. Simpson that his son would never do something like this, but is proven wrong after seeing Dave dressed as a girl and after he got into a fight.
In Should've Said No (1), Officer Turner is seen walking into Degrassi's gym during the dodgeball tournament, which makes Drew think that something is up with the gang. Drew runs up to Officer Turner and demands to know what Officer Turner "knows". Officer Turner tells him to calm down and Drew leaves the gym embarrassed.
Season 12Karma Police (2), Fiona approaches him while he is on duty and introduces herself as the victim of the break and enter. She tells him that she doesn't think the detectives assigned to her case are doing a good job, and he honestly responds that she most likely isn't going to get her stolen stuff back. Fiona tells him she just wants to feel safe again, but he just tells her to not let the intruder take her life, too.
- Mrs. Turner (Wife)
- Start Up: Before Close to Me (904)
- He caught both Alli Bhandari playing poker in Drop It Like It's Hot (2) and Sav Bhandari with his dad's truck in I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (1).
- He has caught:
- He didn't catch:
- When Dave Turner and Wesley Betenkamp stole and used his tazer gun.
- When Dave Turner and Adam Torres got in a fight after Dave dressed like a girl to mimic Adam being transgender.
- The illegal poker game that Alli Bhandari, Adam Torres and Jenna Middleton hosted.
- When Zig Novak stole the money for the dance.
- When Fiona Coyne repeatedly brought alcohol to school.