Office of the Medical Examiner


  • To ensure that investigations are carried out in an expeditious and professional manner, while maintaining the highest level of sensitivity and compassion to the surviving loved ones during their time of grief
  • To coordinate with other public health and safety organizations and entities to reduce the incidence of preventable deaths
  • To participate as part of the governmental response team for emergency management services

Mission Statement

  • To promote and maintain the highest professional standards in the field of medicolegal death investigation;
  • To provide timely, accurate and legal defensible determination of cause and manner of death;
  • To enhance public health and safety by increasing awareness of preventable deaths;
  • To protect the interests of decedents, their loved ones and the communities we serve.