Stephen "Randy" Turner has been involved in the field of juvenile justice and/or youth services for over 40 years. He has dedicated his service to the youth and adults of Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma serving in both the public and private sectors. He has worked with youth involved in the JJS in secure institutional settings, in residential treatment, and in community-based services. Currently serving as the Chief JPO in Tarrant County, TX, Turner has served in various leadership/committee roles in several professional organizations, including the Texas Correctional Association, Colorado Juvenile Council, Juvenile Justice Association of Texas, and American Correctional Association. He has served as a Commissioner for the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth representing the Juvenile Bureaus in the State of Oklahoma. Turner has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Central Oklahoma.
Director, Tarrant County Juvenile Services
Date Created: July 10, 2020