Tehama County Coroner's
22840 Antelope Boulevard
Red Bluff, CA 96080
In 2007, the Tehama County
Coroner's Office officially became the direct responsibility of the Tehama
County Sheriff's Office, thus creating the first Sheriff-Coroner of Tehama County.
The Operations Division is responsible for the functions and personnel
currently assigned there, which consists of a Sheriff's Lieutenant, two
full-time Deputy Coroner Investigators, and a
Sheriff's Service Officer.
Deputy Coroner Investigators are police officer as defined by California
statute. They respond to death scenes, gather evidence, and collect
interviews much like their deputy sheriff counterparts who work patrol.
Additionally, Deputy Coroner's are responsible for collecting and safekeeping
decedents, locating next-of-kin, and assisting physicians with determining the
cause of death.
Tehama County does not have a full-time medical examiner, but contracts with
local doctors and dentists to review records or perform autopsies as needed.
Criminal or suspicious death cases requiring forensic pathology are also
In December of 2010, the Tehama County Sheriff's Office morgue officially went
Click on the link below
for answers to commonly asked questions:
- Commonly Asked Questions
Application for Indigent Cremation