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Welcome to WCMEA website.

The mission of the Wisconsin Coroners and Medical Examiners Association:

To establish and promote standardized professional practice among coroners, medical examiners and their staff as set forth by accepted operational guidelines. To draft and advance legislation which facilitates standardized professional practice and administration of the office for the safety and well being of the citizenry, and to deter any legislation that is detrimental to this mission or Association.

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Next Board of Directors Meeting:Sunday October 25th, 2014
Holiday Inn and Convention Center
1001 Amber Lane
Stevens Point, WI 54482




The WCMEA Legislative Committee is working hard to share the information contained in the proposed 979 legislation.  The legislation is important to every Coroner and Medical Examiner office in the state.  Wisconsin is one of only five states that does not require C/ME training.   This bill as proposed allows for funded training for all death investigators in Wisconsin.  The bill also cleans up antiquated language in state statute 979.

This is an important bill!!

Click - To View the entire bill as of 2015


 If you have questions, please contact one of the Legislative Committee members!

Those committee members are:
Scott Rifleman - Portage County
Al Klimek - Brown/Door/Oconto Counties
Dr. P. Douglas Kelley - Fond du Lac County
P. J. Schoebel - Dodge County
Barry E. Irmen - Dane County



Memo from the Blood Center of Wisconsin relating to the UW OPO and MTF



Link to Scientific Working Group on Medicolegal Death Investigation

Universal Precautions and High-Risk Autopsies

Information on shipping biological specimens

 National Academy of Sciences Recomendation to phase out Coroners

Upcoming Training



  Act 259 -Public Access to Certain Law Enforcement Shared Records



First Person Consent/Donor Information

 Donor Registration


Non-hospital Death Referral Hotline(s)

 ATSF                         MTF                       RTI                           WTB



In Memory

 In Memory of Ray Wosepka









President of the WCMEA,
Barry E. Irmen
Dane County Medical Examiner



For more information about the WCMEA, membership, services, and education in Wisconsin. we encourage you to contact  us directly by telephone or email.


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