Sheriffs being Coroners get some heat in California

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The interplay of law enforcement and death investigations being under the same roof is a national problem. California is getting a dose of that in the news. It is a problem endemic throughout the US. Elected Coroners qualify with a high school diploma. Sheriffs get appointed via county and state politicians. The only physician Medical Examiners/Coroners are in Ventura, Los Angeles, and San Diego.

Cop-Coroners a conflict of interest. 

 

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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