Strengthening the Medicolegal-Death-Investigation System: Accreditation and Certification A Path Forward

Office of Justice Programs | Dec 2016

After reviewing the features and importance of the work of medical examiners and coroners (ME/C) offices in contributing data on the prevalence, causes, and manner of suspicious and violent deaths, this report promotes the accreditation and certification of ME/C offices and personnel, with attention to how federal departments and agencies can facilitate this effort [Description provided by the OJP website].