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About the Medical Examiner's Office
About the Medical Examiner
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 Biology: DNA and Serological Testing
 Evidence: Chain of Custody
 Firearms & Toolmarks
 Forensic Anthropology: Human Skeletal Recovery & Analysis
 Forensic Chemistry: Solid Dose Drug Chemistry
 Histology: Tissue Analysis
 Latent Fingerprints
 Photography: Documenting the Evidence
 Radiology: Identification of Remains
 The Central Morgue
 Toxicology: Drug Analysis and Confirmation
 Trace Evidence: Gunshot Residue and Trace Evidence Collection
 Child Fatality Review in Tarrant County
 Resources
 Statistics
 Breath Alcohol Program
 Current Trends in Forensic Science - Annual Conference
  Current Trends in Forensic Science May 27-30, 2015 Investigating Fire Related Deaths
 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)
 Fellowship in Forensic Pathology
 Medical Examiner's and Coroner's Alert Program (MECAP)
 News Media Seminar
 Annual Statistics Reports

Current Trends in Forensic Science
 2003 Conference: Day 1 Current Trends
 2003 Conference: Day 2 Cadet Murder Trial
 2003 Conference: Day 3 Mock Trial Session
 2003 Conference: Poster Session
 2004 Conference: Day 1 Current Trends
 2004 Conference: Day 2 Current Trends
 2004 Conference: Day 3 Mock Trial
 2004 Conference: Poster Session
 2005 Conference: Day 1 Current Trends
 2005 Conference: Day 2 Current Trends
 2005 Conference: Day 3 Mock Trial
 2005 Conference: Poster Session
 2006 Conference: Day 1 - Educational Session
 2006 Conference: Day 2 - Scientific Session
 2006 Conference: Day 3 - Legal Session
 2006 Conference: Poster Session
 2007 Conference: Day 1
 2007 Conference: Day 2
 2007 Conference: Day 3
 2007 Conference: Posters and Vendors
 2008 Conference: Day 1
 2008 Conference: Day 2
 2008 Conference: Day 3
 2008 Conference: Posters and Vendors
 Current fees for services at the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office
 Do I have to pay for the medical examination performed?
 How long will it be before the body is released?
 If my loved one is not identified, how long will it be before the body is released?
 Is it necessary for me to come to the Medical Examiner's Office to identify the body?
 Is viewing at the Medical Examiner's Office permitted?
 What should I do now?
 When will the death certificate be issued?
 Where will my loved one be taken?
 Who should sign the release form?
 Why is the Medical Examiner involved?
 Will an autopsy be performed?
 Will I be able to obtain a copy of the Examination Report?