Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County could be in need of a new sheriff soon if Sheriff Tom Turner lands the Florence police chief job. Sheriff Turner is in Florence going before a panel as part of the interview process. He didn’t want to talk on camera as to not jeopardize the process, so we talked … Continue reading »

Sheriff Moderates School Safety Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — The public had an opportunity Wednesday to ask a panel of Lane County experts about how they’re keeping schools safe. Northwest Christian University hosted the safety forum. Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner was the moderator, asking experts about how they’re staying prepared in case of an emergency at a school. “Hopefully the … Continue reading »

Interview: Sheriff Turner on KEZI 9 News

EUGENE, Ore. — After a long streak of defeats, Lane County residents passed a public safety levy. KEZI 9 News Anchor Sean Cuellar sat down with Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner to discuss how the levy will help out public safety and services in the community.

Lane Sheriff Weighs in on Gun Control

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner is now the latest Western Oregon sheriff to weigh in on the gun control debate. Sheriff Turner’s stance though seems to be a little different from some of his colleagues. He says as a sheriff he took an oath to uphold the Constitution and both … Continue reading »

Lane County Sheriff Live on KEZI 9 News

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner, who was recently sworn in for another term, stopped by the KEZI 9 studios on Thursday morning for live interview to discuss challenges that lay ahead. Sheriff Turner answered questions about the crippling budget cuts that could seriously impact public safety in Lane County, the potential of … Continue reading »

Sheriff To Hold Public Meetings

EUGENE, Ore.– In light of challenges currently facing the Lane County Sheriff’s Department,  Sheriff Tom Turner is holding a series of meetings with the community. Sheriff Turner will be addressing various issues facing the department, as well as how the community can help, including volunteering. The first meeting will be Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. … Continue reading »