I would like to commend Dr. Ann Bucholtz (shown above) for her short, but effective tenure as Ventura County’s Medical Examiner. My perspective is as the forensic dentistry consultant for the VCME office for over 30 years. Dr. Bucholtz’s legacy includes improvements in the department’s facilities, the upcoming acquisition of state-of the art Coroner’s vehicles, and new digital imaging equipment for both pathology and dental investigations. The public should know she recognized and then initiated a long needed internal audit of records which will advance local law enforcement as well as Missing and Unidentified Persons information at state and national levels. I wish Dr. Bucholtz the best in her future endeavors.