Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Georgia Bureau of Investigation

的 Medical Examiner's Office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation provides complete forensic pathology services to 桃县 and 152 more of Georgia’s 159 counties in deaths which qualify as coroner cases under the Georgia Death Investigation Act. 的 Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Georgia oversees the GBI’s medical examiner (M.E.) program and also establishes policies and guidelines for all Georgia coroners and local medical examiners.


人类学: 的 examination of human skeletal remains involving crime scenes, 大规模的灾害, and other types of casualty investigations directed toward the analysis and personal identification of human remains.

解剖: 的 Division of Forensic Sciences provides a complete service in Forensic Pathology under the authority of the Georgia Death Investigation Act.

组织学: Histological examination of tissues to document natural disease processes that are grossly apparent is at the discretion of the medical examiner and is dependent on the nature of the death.

法律服务: 的 Legal 服务 Division is staffed with six full-time employees, including two attorneys (the director and deputy director); an assistant deputy director (ADD); an assistant deput technician.

公开档案组, which includes archives management, is within Legal 服务 and functions under the direction of the ADD. 的 ADD has a legal assistant and a records management technician to assist in the processing of open records and archives requests. Requests pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act have continued to increase, 从2,从03财年到02财年的445美元,在2004财年为904美元. In addition to the requests, the 公开档案组 processed 97 subpoenas, 62项法院命令, 105 production of document requests, and orchestrated the release of more than 140 biological specimens.

的 公开档案组 continued to provide training sessions to various criminal justice agencies throughout the 状态 regarding the Open Records Act. More than 900 personnel were trained on this subject throughout the year.

GBI Investigative Reports, Crime Lab Reports, Etc.

To obtain documents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, please direct your Open Records Act requests (under O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) to:

Georgia Bureau of Investigation
3121 Panthersville Road

You may also fax your request to 404-270-8529 or Email your request to OpenRecords@gbi.状态

的 桃县 验尸官 works with medical and law enforcement personnel in the investigation of death. 的 验尸官 has the power to subpoena, 管理宣誓, and compel attendance at the 验尸官's inquest. It is the 验尸官's duty to issue a death certificate for persons whose death becomes a coroner case.