Jerry Turning

Writer

Writer

Jerry Turning, Jr. was born and raised in New Jersey. He has lived on the Jersey Shore his entire life. Jerry graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (1995) and earned his Masters Degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix (2009) while working and raising a family. Jerry is a police Lieutenant in a municipal police department and has spent the majority of his career in K9. He is a certified police K9 Handler and Trainer. Jerry and his wife Jo-Ann were married in 1998 and they have two amazing kids: Anna (born in 2001) and Eric (born in 2004). Eric was diagnosed with Autism when he was 2 1/2 years old. Jerry recently began spilling his guts about the past five years struggling and celebrating the world of Autism in his personal blog, Bacon and Juice Boxes:  Our Life With Autism. In what ever free time he has ( read that as not much!), he enjoys cycling, running, and his most recent therapeutic obsession: triathlon training.


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