State Medical Examiners and Coroners Organizations

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This page includes information on the medicolegal death investigation system in each state and territory, and contact information for each location through governmental offices and state organizations. If you have any questions or comments about this page, please e-mail us at MDI@cdc.gov.

ALABAMA
County-based system with a mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/al-medical-coroner/

Organization: Alabama Coroner’s Association
Website: https://alacoronersassociation.com/
Contact Information:
1268 Highland Drive, Elba, AL 36323
334-332-8350
director@alacoronersassociation.com

ALASKA
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Alaska Department of Public Health – State Medical Examiner Office
Website: https://health.alaska.gov/dph/MedicalExaminer/Pages/default.aspx
Contact Information:
5455 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99507
907-334-2200
medical.examiner@alaska.gov

ARIZONA
County-based medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/az-medical-coroner/

ARKANSAS
County-based coroners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ar-medical-coroner/

Organization: State Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.dps.arkansas.gov/crime-info-support/arkansas-state-crime-lab/section-information/state-medical-examiner/
Contact Information:
3 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
501-227-5936
https://www.dps.arkansas.gov/crime-info-support/arkansas-state-crime-lab/contact-us/

Organization: Arkansas Coroner’s Association
Website: https://www.arcoroner.org/index.html
Contact Information:
PO Box 6243, Hot Springs, AR 71902
https://www.arcoroner.org/contact.html

 

CALIFORNIA
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ca-medical-coroner/

Organization: California State Coroners Association
Website: https://coroners.org/
Contact Information:
211 Bradbury Lane, Redwood City, CA 94061
https://coroners.org/contact-us/

COLORADO
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/co-medical-coroner/

Organization: Colorado Coroners Association
Website: https://coloradocoronersassociation.colorado.gov/
Contact Information:
9089 Braemore Heights, Colorado Springs, CO 80927
970-628-5151
coloradocoroners@gmail.com

CONNECTICUT
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://portal.ct.gov/OCME
Contact Information:
11 Shuttle Road, Farmington, CT 06032
860-679-3980
https://portal.ct.gov/OCME/Contact-Us

DELAWARE
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Division of Forensic Science, Medical Examiner Unit
Website: https://forensics.delaware.gov/sections/index.shtml?dc=meUnit
Contact Information:
200 S. Adams Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-3420
https://forensics.delaware.gov/about/index.shtml?dc=contactUs

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Centralized medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://ocme.dc.gov/
Contact Information:
401 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
202-698-9000
ocme@dc.gov

FLORIDA
District-based medical examiners
Contact information for district offices: http://www.fameonline.org/index.php/faqs/59-what-are-the-medical-examiner-offices-in-florida

Organization: Florida Association of Medical Examiners
Website: http://www.fameonline.org/
Contact Information:
11650 NW 21st Court, Plantation, FL 33323
954-370-1264
webmaster@fameonline.org

GEORGIA
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ga-medical-coroner/

Organization: Medical Examiner’s Office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Website: https://dofs-gbi.georgia.gov/departments/medical-examiners-office
Contact Information:
3121 Panthersville Road, Decatur, GA 30034
404-244-2500
GBI.CrimeLab@gbi.ga.gov

Organization: Georgia Coroner’s Association
Website: https://www.georgiacoronersassoc.org/
Contact Information: https://www.georgiacoronersassoc.org/contact/

HAWAII
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/hi-medical-coroner/

IDAHO
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/id-medical-coroner/

Organization: Idaho Association of Counties/Idaho State Association of Coroners
Website: https://idcounties.org/idaho-state-assocaiton-of-county-coroners/
Contact Information:
3100 S. Vista Avenue, Ste. 200, Boise, ID 83705
208-345-9126
https://idcounties.org/contact-us/

ILLINOIS
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/il-medical-coroner/

Organization: Illinois Coroners and Medical Examiners Association
Website: https://www.coronersillinois.org/
Contact Information:
Contact us on the bottom of the homepage – https://www.coronersillinois.org/

INDIANA
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/in-medical-coroner/

Organization: Indiana State Coroners Association
Website: http://www.indcoroners.org/
Contact Information:
Contact us on the bottom of the homepage – http://www.indcoroners.org/contact.html

IOWA
County-based medical examiners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ia-medical-coroner/

Organization: Iowa Office of State Medical Examiner
Website: https://iosme.iowa.gov/
Contact Information:
2250 S. Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, IA 50023
515-725-1400
iosme@idph.iowa.gov

Organization: Iowa Association of County Medical Examiners
Website: https://iacountyme.org/
Contact Information:
PO Box 274, Boone, IA 50036
515-212-9685
iacmeservices@gmail.com

KANSAS
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ks-medical-coroner/

Organization: Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Forensic Laboratory
Website: http://www.kansas.gov/kbi/index.shtml
Contact Information:
1620 SW Tyler Street, Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-8200
https://www.kansas.gov/kbi/email.shtml

KENTUCKY
County-based coroners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ky-medical-coroner/

Organization: Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet – Office of the Secretary
Website: https://justice.ky.gov/Departments-Agencies/me/Pages/default.aspx
Contact Information:
https://justice.ky.gov/About/justicelistens/Pages/contactjl.aspx

Organization: Kentucky Coroner’s Association
Website:https://kentucky.gov/government/Pages/AgencyProfile.aspx?Title=Kentucky+Coroners+Association
Contact Information:
P.O. Box 730, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
502-839-5151
https://kentuckygov.force.com/support/s/contactsupport

LOUISIANA
Parish-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/la-medical-coroner/

Organization: Louisiana State Coroner’s Association
Website: https://www.louisianasca.org/
Contact Information:
5555 Hilton Avenue, Suite 420, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
225-763-2323
https://www.louisianasca.org/contact

MAINE
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.maine.gov/ag/crime/chief_medical_examiner.shtml
Contact Information:
37 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
207-624-7180
chief-medical.examiner@maine.gov

MARYLAND
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://health.maryland.gov/ocme/Pages/Home.aspx
Contact Information:
900 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21223
410-333-3250
info@ocmemd.org

MASSACHUSETTS
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-the-chief-medical-examiner
Contact Information:
720 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
617- 267-6767

MICHIGAN
County-based medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/mi-medical-coroner/

Organization: Michigan Association of Medical Examiners
Website: https://www.michiganme.com/
Contact Information:
1000 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
269-337-6173
mame@michiganme.org

MINNESOTA
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/mn-medical-coroner/

Organization: Minnesota Coroners’ & Medical Examiners’ Association
Website: http://mncmea.org/
Contact Information:
14250 County Road 62, Minnetonka, MN 55345
612-215-6320

MISSISSIPPI
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ms-medical-coroner/

Organization: Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s Office
Website: https://www.dps.ms.gov/forensic-laboratories/medical-examiner
Contact Information:
215 Allen Stuart Drive, Pearl, MS 39208
601-420-9140
MEInfo@mcl.ms.gov

Organization: Mississippi Coroners & Medical Examiner Association
Website: https://mscmea.org/

MISSOURI
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/mo-medical-coroner/

Organization: Missouri Coroners’ and Medical Examiners’ Association
Website: http://www.mcmea.org/
Contact Information:
http://www.mcmea.org/

MONTANA
County-based coroners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/mt-medical-coroner/

Organization: Montana Medical Examiner’s Office
Website: https://dojmt.gov/crime/medical-examiner/
Contact information:
Medical Examiner’s Office – Missoula Location
2679 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT 59808
406-728-4970

Organization: Montana Coroner’s Association
Website: http://mtcoroner.org/
Contact information:
200 West Broadway Street, Missoula, MT 59802
406coroners@gmail.com

NEBRASKA
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ne-medical-coroner/

NEVADA
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/nv-medical-coroner/

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: http://doj.nh.gov/medical-examiner
Contact Information:
246 Pleasant Street, Suite 218, Concord, NH 03301-2598
603-271-1235

NEW JERSEY
County-based medical examiners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://ocsme.nj.gov/ContactUs

Organization: NJ Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner
Website: https://ocsme.nj.gov/
Contact Information:
P.O. Box 182, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360
609-376-0557
ocsme.inquiries@doh.nj.gov

NEW MEXICO
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Medical Investigator
Website: https://hsc.unm.edu/omi/
Contact Information:
MSC07 4040
1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
505-272-3053
hsc-omi-feedback@salud.unm.edu

NEW YORK
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/ny-medical-coroner/

Organization: New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners
Website: http://www.nysaccme.org/default.htm
Contact Information:
4721 Pine Hill Road, Albion, NY 14411
585-589-5410
nysaccme@rochester.rr.com

NORTH CAROLINA
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: NC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: http://www.ocme.dhhs.nc.gov/index.shtml
Contact Information:
3025 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-3025
919-743-9000 (1-800-672-7024)

NORTH DAKOTA
County-based coroners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/nd-medical-coroner/

Organization: North Dakota State Forensic Examiner’s Office
Website: http://www.ndhealth.gov/NDME
Contact Information:
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
701-328-2372
NDMEOffice@nd.gov

OHIO
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/oh-medical-coroner/

Organization: Ohio State Coroners Association
Website: http://www.osca.net/
Contact Information:
3757 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, OH 43214
614-262-6722
info@osca.net

OKLAHOMA
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.ok.gov/ocme/
Contact Information:
Central Office
921 N.E. 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-239-7141
Eastern Office
1627 Southwest Boulevard, Tulsa, OK 74107
918-295-3400
https://oklahoma.gov/ocme/contact.html

OREGON
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: State Medical Examiner
Website: http://www.oregon.gov/osp/SME/Pages/index.aspx
Contact Information:
13309 SE 84th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015
971-673-8200
Medical.Examiner@osp.oregon.gov

PENNSYLVANIA
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/pa-medical-coroner/

Organization: Pennsylvania State Coroners Association
Website: http://www.pacoroners.org/cms/
Contact Information:
info@pacoroners.org

RHODE ISLAND
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of State Medical Examiners
Website: https://health.ri.gov/programs/detail.php?pgm_id=149
Contact Information:
Office of State Medical Examiners
48 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904
401-222-5600

SOUTH CAROLINA
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/sc-medical-coroner/

Organization: South Carolina Coroner’s Association
Website: http://www.sccoroners.com
Contact information:
P.O. Box 12304, Columbia, SC 29211

SOUTH DAKOTA
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/sd-medical-coroner/

TENNESSEE
County-based medical examiners with a state medical examiner office
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/tn-medical-coroner/

Organization: Tennessee Office of the State Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/oscme.html
Contact Information:
Main Office – Nashville
Andrew Johnson Tower, 7th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243
844-860-4511
Health.OSCME@tn.gov

TEXAS
County-based mixture of justices of peace and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/tx-medical-coroner/

Organization: Justice of the Peace and Constables Association
Website: http://www.jpca.com/
Contact Information:
PO Box 115, Granbury, TX 76048
800-662-5722

UTAH
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Utah Office of the Medical Examiner
Website: https://ome.utah.gov/
Contact Information:
4451 South 2700 West, Taylorsville, UT 84129-8600
801-816-3850
https://ome.utah.gov/contact-us/contact-form

VERMONT
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.healthvermont.gov/systems/medical-examiner
Contact Information:
108 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT 05402
802-863-7320

VIRGINIA
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/medical-examiner/
Contact Information: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/medical-examiner/district-offices-contact-us/

WASHINGTON
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/wa-medical-coroner/

Organization: Washington Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners
Website: http://countyofficials.org/215/Coroners-and-Medical-Examiners
Contact Information:
206 10th Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98501
360-753-7319

WEST VIRGINIA
Centralized statewide medical examiner

Organization: West Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://dhhr.wv.gov/ocme/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Contact Information:
619 Virginia Street West, Charleston, WV 25302
304-558-6920

WISCONSIN
County-based mixture of coroners and medical examiners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/wi-medical-coroner/

Organization: Wisconsin Coroners and Medical Examiners Association
Website: https://wcmea.com/
Contact Information:
Contact info at bottom of webpage – https://wcmea.com/

WYOMING
County-based coroners
Contact information for county offices: https://www.countyoffice.org/wy-medical-coroner/

Guam
Centralized medical examiner

Organization: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Website: https://ocme.guam.gov/
Contact Information: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
325 Duenas Drive, Tamuning, Guam 96913
671-646-9363/647-2369
cme.guam@gmail.com

Puerto Rico
Centralized medical examiner

Organization: Institute of Forensic Science
Website: http://icf.pr.gov/

U.S. Virgin Islands
Centralized medical examiner

Organization: Office of Medical Examiner
Website: https://usvidoj.com/service/office-of-medical-examiner/
Contact Information:
3438 Kronprindsens Gade
G.E.R.S. Complex, 2nd Floor, St. Thomas, VI 00802
(340) 776-8311, Ext 1095