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The Fulton County Medical Examiner Mission is:
To serve the citizens of Fulton County, the public, and the justice system, and to foster public health, safety, and well-being by conducting death investigation in accordance with the law and professional standards.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner Vision is:
Guiding Philosophy: Death Investigation uses knowledge, experience, skill, and technology, and when performed with intellectual honesty, fosters truth, justice, health, and safety.

Purpose: We strive to safeguard public well-being, public safety, and public health.

Goals: Relying upon knowledge, experience, skill, professionalism, technology, and evidentiary principles, we will conduct death investigation that is above reproach and worthy of the public trust. Judges, attorneys, and juries will understand our work and testimony and will use it to find the truth. Our work will assist in bringing the culpable to appropriate and expedient justice; in vindicating the wrongly accused; in advancing knowledge; and in safeguarding the public. The public will be informed and educated through our work. The courts, media, and public will understand the value of our work. Every person affected by our work will know that it is done with integrity and that outcomes based on our work will be fair, just, and appropriate.