Missing Persons Medical Examiners Section

As part of Youth Investigations, the Missing Persons section has a Detective assigned to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office located at 2121 W. Harrison St. Chicago Police Department

The Detectives duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the identification of all deceased persons within Cook County and maintaining a record of all John and Jane Doe’s or unidentified dead,
  • Obtain dental records, DNA samples, Blood Cards, and photos of the unidentified dead for possible identification,
  • Identify those who may have been reported missing, working with the Area Detectives assigned to both death investigations and missing persons cases,
  • Work as a liaison between Missing Persons, the Morgue, and all other Law Enforcement Agencies.

Contact Information

2121 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60612
Telephone: (312) 745-6004 Fax: (312) 745-6832