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Richland County Coroner's Office

Mission

The Richland County Coroner's Office will investigate all deaths within its jurisdiction according to state law. Duly qualified personnel will conduct investigations in a timely manner using sound scientific methods. Trust and confidence in the ability of the Coroner's Office will be established through cooperation with related agencies and the citizens of Richland County.

The Richland County Coroner's Office will support and provide comfort to surviving family members and their friends through a partnership with area ministers and grief counselors.

The Richland County Coroner's Office will maintain its partnership with government agencies, Richland County citizens, and community groups to raise awareness and educate the public about preventable deaths.

Community

The importance of community involvement cannot be overstated. The Coroner and his deputies regularly attend community meetings and participate in community activities. Direct contact with the citizens of Richland County enables the community to have a voice.

Awareness

Awareness is the first step in the process of prevention. The Coroner's Office helps to prevent injuries and death by directing attention to specific health and safety issues.

Response

Following the loss of a loved one, emotional support is extremely important. The Coroner's Office has established a partnership with area ministries and grief counselors to support and provide comfort to surviving family members and their friends.

Education

The Coroner is dedicated to community education. Issues related to health, safety, and career development are discussed in area schools and other community settings. Flexible teaching styles paired with varied subject matter allow the Coroner and his deputies to connect with Richland County's diverse community.

For more information about C.A.R.E. Team, contact the Richland County Coroner's Office.

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