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Working for OCME

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Our Core Purpose

OCME serves public health and the criminal justice system by providing the most advanced services in forensic science. Our work in forensic pathology, laboratory analysis, and related areas provides answers to families and communities in times of profound need.

Our Core Values

  • Dedication
  • Integrity
  • Agency First

Our People

The outstanding team at OCME includes Medical Examiners, Medicolegal Investigators, Forensic Scientists, Evidence and Property Control Specialists, Forensic Anthropologists, Emergency Management Professionals, Mortuary Technicians, IT Professionals, Procurement Analysts, Accountants, Administrative Support Staff, and other dedicated professionals.


The Office of Chief Medical Examiner provides many great opportunities to professionals who want to develop their career. You may learn more about our Forensic Pathology Fellows Program and Visiting Scientist opportunities.

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