About Our Office

 

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office is to investigate unexpected and unexplained deaths in order to identify and report on the cause and manner of death.  We apply scientific investigative techniques and medical procedures, using integrity and compassion to serve families and public agencies impacted by sudden unexpected death. 

 

 

 Staff

The office is staffed by highly trained, compassionate and dedicated individuals to include one Chief Medical Examiner/Coroner, three Assistant Medical Examiners, three Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technician Supervisors, ten full-time Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technicians, one Administrative Assistant, two Forensic Medical Transcribers, a Medicolegal Data Specialist, and several part-time Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technicians and Forensic Medical Transcribers. 
Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office Staff
Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office Organization Chart

  

Service Area

Washoe County is the primary jurisdiction of the Regional Medical Examiner's Office.  It also services thirteen additional Nevada counties and six California counties through interlocal agreements.

Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office Service Area Map

 

New Facility

In January 2017, the Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility located at 990 East Ninth Street in Reno, Nevada.
Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office