About Us

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office (BCMEO), located in San Antonio, Texas, is accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Forensic Toxicology, and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


The mission of the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office is to provide the citizens of Bexar County with independent, high quality, accurate medical and scientific determinations of the cause and manner of death of those individuals falling under the statutory jurisdiction of the office with compassion and understanding for the families and loved ones, to educate and train those involved in medicolegal death investigation, and to work collaboratively with the community, public health and the legal system to reduce preventable deaths within Bexar County.


The vision of the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office is to be a premier, independent death investigation agency committed to the accurate determination of cause and manner of death in cases falling under the jurisdiction of the office and to provide the public, medical professionals and justice system of our community objective, valid and unbiased medical opinions on cause and manner of death.