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    The primary purpose of the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office is to serve the public and assist law enforcement in determining the cause and manner of death whenever death occurs without medical attention, from unnatural causes, or in the wake of violence, as legislated by Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Section 49.25.  This mission is carried out by our highly trained, dedicated staff in state of the art laboratory and forensic science facilities.



    Tarrant County Medical Examiner

    200 Feliks Gwozdz Place | Fort Worth, TX 76104

    Phone: 817-920-5700 | Fax: 817-920-5713

    Hours of Business: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Billings and payments: 817-920-5700 Ext. 8331 | E-mail: or

    Records: E-mail

    Evidence Department: 817-920-5700 Ext. 8516 | E-mail:

    If you are interested in working for the Medical Examiner’s Office, go to Available Positions at the M. E. Office for more information.  This link will take you to Tarrant County Human Resources, where you will find information on how to apply.

    Tours:  The Medical Examiner’s Office is not conducting facility tours at this time.

    If you would like to provide us with feedback on your experience with us, we invite you to follow this link to our Customer Satisfaction Survey.


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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196