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Hiring of Fellow at Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office, Wisconsin leads to increase of forensic autopsy services and support

Bureau of Justice Assistance | Oct 17, 2023

With the hiring of a fellow, the office was able to increase the number of autopsies performed by 6 percent when compared with the 12 months prior, which allowed the office to offer support to surrounding jurisdictions in need of forensic autopsy services. During this timeframe, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office was able to provide autopsy support to 14 other jurisdictions, which is an increase of more than 100 percent from years prior.