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Medical Examiner's Office

Forensic Technician

The forensic technician unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. This unit is responsible for intake and release of decedents as well as transporting decedents from hospitals and death scenes to the Medical Examiner’s Office. This unit provides assistance to the pathologists during autopsies. The autopsy technicians collect evidence from decedents and maintain the chain of custody until it is transferred to the police department.

The forensic technician unit does not accept interns.

Did you know…the forensic technician unit transports over 75 bodies to the Medical Examiner’s Office each month.