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.
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's toxicology laboratory serves the residents of the District and their families, providing postmortem toxicological analyses of biological specimens for medical examiner casework.
OCME provides counseling, children’s services, training and education to families.