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The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office operates from a dedicated facility, located at 3619 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma, Washington. Construction of this specially designed 20,000-square-foot building began in January 1992, with Medical Examiner operations taking occupancy in January 1993. The autopsy facility includes:

  • On-site full body, high speed digital radiography system with diagnostic viewing station 
  • On-site digital dental radiography system
  • HDTV virtual whiteboard displaying real-time case information  
  • Refrigeration and freezer space up to 55 cases
  • Separate special procedures room
  • Three autopsy stations