- About Our Office
- Where is the Medical Examiner's Office Located?
- What are Your Hours of Operation?
- How Can I Obtain a Death Certificate?
- How Can I Obtain an Autopsy or Examination Report?
- How Can I Obtain the Personal Effects or Currency of a Decedent?
- Can I View My Loved One?
- What is a Medical Examiner?
- What is the Difference Between a Medical Examiner and a Coroner?
- What is Forensic Pathology?
- What is a Forensic Pathologist and What Certifications are Required?
- What is a Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technician?
- What is the Difference Between Cause of Death and Manner of Death?
- What is an Autopsy and Can My Loved One Still Have an Open-Casket Funeral?
- Under What Circumstances Will an Autopsy be Performed?
- Do I Have to Pay for the Autopsy of a Loved One?
- What is Toxicology?
- Statistical Reports
- Organ and Tissue Donation
- Northern Nevada Disaster Victim Recovery Team (NNDVRT)
How Can I Obtain an Autopsy or Examination Report?
Autopsy and examination reports, when completed, are public records as listed in the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) and Washoe County Code (WCC).
Please complete the form below to request a copy of a report. Records, when available, will be transmitted via secure e-mail. Please note that examination reports generally take between 10 and 12 weeks to complete. Reports will not be released if they are pending further investigation or are part of an ongoing legal proceeding.