In order to provide the best customer service, the Office of the Medical Examiner strongly encourages appointments to ensure a staff member is available and prepared to meet with members of the public. Please contact OME at 602-506-3322 for assistance. Note that family members cannot view decedents at OME; viewing arrangements should be made with the selected funeral home. If you need assistance with Death Certificates, please contact Maricopa County Office of Vital Registration at 602-506-6805.
We perform medical investigations of sudden, unexpected, and/or traumatic deaths to enhance the health and safety of everyone in our community.
Covering 9,200 square miles and receiving nearly 10,000 annual reports of death, Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner employees must be hard working professionals who are dedicated to upholding our department values of service, integrity, compassion, positivity, adaptability, teamwork, and boundaries in a challenging setting. Learn more about working at the Office of the Medical Examiner.