Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)
Forensic Sciences Laboratory

200 South Adams Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
OCME: (302) 577-3420

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) Forensic Sciences Laboratory

Built: 1971
Hours: Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Purpose: The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) Forensic Sciences Laboratory currently houses Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) division:
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)
    • OCME
      • investigation of all sudden deaths occurring within the State to determine cause and manner of death, and in some cases positive identification.
    • The Forensic Sciences Laboratory
      • analyzes narcotics, dangerous drugs and controlled substances submitted by police departments
      • performs blood alcohol analyses for suspected DUI cases submitted by police agencies
      • performs laboratory analyses in arson investigations
    • The professional staff
      • provides expert testimony in courts of law
    • The Forensic DNA Laboratory
      • handles casework submitted by police agencies in rapes, sexual assault cases, homicides, and other cases requiring DNA analysis.
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Parking: Parking for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) Forensic Sciences Laboratory can be found in a large parking lot directly behind the building.
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