Medical Examiner and Forensic ServicesMedical Examiner & Forensic Services

We are nationally accredited and we serve to scientifically investigate deaths that may pose a concern to the health, safety, and welfare of the community. This is a new website with a wealth of information on:

  • The purpose of the medical examiner office
  • The different services we provide
  • How the process works for families
  • How to request autopsy reports, etc.


5th District Medical Response Coalition5th District Medical Response Coalition

The 5th District Medical Response Coalition is a group of interested stakeholders who collaborate to influence and improve emergency and medical response capabilities in Michigan's Region 5, the nine counties of southwest Michigan.

Organizations and disciplines represented include:

  • Emergency management
  • Emergency medical services (EMS)
  • Hazmat responders
  • Hospitals
  • Law enforcement
  • Long term care
  • Medical control authorities
  • Medical examiners
  • Public health departments
  • Specialty health services and others

We consider all hazards, including natural and man-made disasters of diverse causes (nuclear, biological, chemical, electromagnetic, weather-related, transportation-related or violence-related, all of which impact our partners.