Death Investigation Training

The Medical Examiner's office provides training for Law Enforcement and Death Investigators in the counties that we serve. We may also arrange training upon request for groups such as other medical examiners or coroners, emergency personnel, or health professionals depending on availability. 

The Medical Examiner’s office provides death investigator training that:

  • Meets guidelines established by the U.S Department of Justice and the National Association of Medical Examiners
  • Helps persons qualify to work as death investigators
  • Meets the need for continuing education

Advanced Skills

More comprehensive skill training is offered in specialized techniques, such as those needed to investigate deaths that may have been caused by:

  • Blunt force injury
  • Fire/thermal injuries
  • Gunshot wounds 
  • Motor vehicle collision
  • Postmortem identification  
  • Sharp force injury
  • Toxicology