BJS Releases Report on Almost 2,000 Medical Examiners' and Coroners' Offices

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 24, 2007

Press release, Medical Examiners and Coroners’ Offices, 2004: “Presents key findings from the 2004 Census of Medical Examiners and Coroners’ (ME/C) Offices. This special report describes the medicolegal investigation of death in the United States. It provides an overview of the personnel, budgets, and workload of these offices by type of office and size of jurisdiction. It also includes information on the number of unidentified human decedents handled by ME/C offices. The report examines record keeping practices and use of national databases for unidentified remains. Detailed data tables on topics covered in this report are available [see link below].”

  • The report, Medical Examiners and Coroners’ Offices, 2004, (NCJ-216756), was written by BJS statisticians Matthew J. Hickman and Kristen A. Hughes as well as Kevin J. Strom and Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, of RTI International.”
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