The mission of the William L. Jenkins Forensic Center is to provide the highest level of service possible to the people of Upper East Tennessee. The Forensic Center investigates and documents deaths which fall under the Medical Examiner jurisdiction with the highest level of professionalism, compassion and efficiency.
The facility will investigate cooperatively with, but independently from, law enforcement and prosecutors in our region to provide impartial and professional quality death investigation, and to document the circumstances, evidence, and contributing factors associated with cases that fall under Medical Examiner jurisdiction.
We are further dedicated to the interest of public health and public safety of the citizens of Upper East Tennessee, across the state and Nationally.
The William L. Jenkins Forensic Center is accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners