Murder never sleeps and, sometimes, neither does Greg Turner.

Many's the time the Detective Senior Sergeant will roll over in bed at 3am, pondering some part of an investigation or scratching some notes on paper.

"Are we doing it right?," he'll silently ask. "What have we missed?"

It's no wonder the nickname "Turbo" has stuck with this old-school copper, the head of Tauranga's Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), who celebrated 42 years in the police this month.


"A job will come in and it's always hell for leather," Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto, host of TV's Police Ten 7, muses.