Death Investigation and Certification Services
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner provides forensic pathology, forensic investigations, and mortuary services through its Death Investigation and Certification Division.
- Forensic Pathology – Involves conducting decedent examination and certifying the cause and manner of death.
- Forensic Investigation – Is responsible for evidence gathering, medical interpretation, and provision of information, to aid in the determination of the cause and manner of death.
- Mortuary Services – The purpose of mortuary services is to provide body disposition and autopsy support to forensic pathology staff and the funeral industry.