Medical Examiner

Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Ozaukee County Medical Examiner is "to determine the cause and manner of all deaths in the County of Ozaukee."

Job Tasks

Some of the tasks performed are:

  • Determine cause / manner of death (accidental, homicide, natural, or suicide)
  • Issue autopsy
  • Issue cremation and disinterment permits
  • Pronounce death
  • Toxicology and coroner reports upon request from:
    • Attorneys
    • Doctors
    • Families
    • Insurance companies
    • Police Departments
  • View and photograph all bodies for cremation