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January 12, 2024

An Update from the Boulder County Coroner’s Office

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Office of the Boulder County Coroner

For Immediate Release January 12, 2024

An Update from the Boulder County Coroner's Office


Boulder County, Colo.

Coroner Emma Hall’s final day of employment was January 11, 2024. The Boulder County Coroner’s Office team remains committed to providing the very best in public service to Boulder County community members and public safety partners. Medicolegal death investigators respond 24/7 across the county as needed for investigations. Our family assistance services include grief resource referrals to individuals and families. Efficient and professional pathology services are provided in support of our mission to provide compassionate services to the residents and visitors of Boulder County.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office team is made up of six investigators, one investigation supervisor, one family assistance coordinator, one project specialist, one administrative deputy, one pathology technician, one pathology supervisor, two contracted forensic pathologists, and one chief deputy.

During the Coroner transition, Chief Deputy Jeff Martin will continue to lead the coroner team until the Board of County Commissioners selects a permanent appointee as coroner in keeping with state statue. Chief Martin joined the Boulder County Coroner’s team in 2021 with a background that includes ten years as a peace officer and 22 years in the medical examiner/coroner profession, including 19 years in executive leadership and extensive disaster response experience.

More information about the process to appoint a new Coroner can be found at