Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

The OCME provides forensic death investigation services for the public and City agencies.

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    Part of: City Administrator

    The OCME provides forensic science services to the public and agencies of the City and County of San Francisco. We investigate sudden, unexpected, and violent deaths. We also track the health and healthcare provided within the community. We work to offer compassion to families through times of great sorrow and stress. And we complete investigations as neutral forensic scientists, so our work must be accurate and complete.


    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

    1 Newhall Street
    San Francisco, CA 94124

    Mon to Fri, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

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