OCME's Administrative Division oversees agency operations and programs.
OCME can usually process requests within 24 hours of submission.
The DC OCME is implementing a standardized Authorization to Release Form.
The OCME Forensic Toxicology Department, Breath Alcohol Program, is responsible for ensuring that District-wide quality assurance and operational standards are followed when administering breath tests.
Breath Alcohol Program
OCME provides surveillance and 30-year reports on DC homicides, suicides and deaths related to homelessness.
OCME provides forensic pathology, forensic investigations, and mortuary services.
OCME provides fatality analysis and recommendations to entities serving defined populations.
OCME provides counseling, children’s services, training and education to families.