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September 2011: The National institute of Justice awards the Coroner's office with another Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant. The award amount of $174,660 for the period Oct 2011 - Sep 2012. The grant funds is for the following facility improvements: New Digital X-Ray System, New Coroner LIMS system procurement and implementation, Field Laptops with Wireless Connectivity, and Barcode Scanning Equipment and supporting the Forensic Pathology Fellowship program. 
 
July 2010: The Coroner's office sets up a booth in the Health Fair area of Indiana Black Expo from Jul 16-18. 2010. 
 
April 2010: The Marion County Coroner's office is awarded a six sigma process improvement award from Indianapolis Mayor, Greg Ballard. The office was able to reduce cycle time for autopsied cases by approximately 50%. 
 
September 2009: For the first time, the National institute of Justice awards the Marion County Coroner's office with the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant. The award amount of $124,150 for the period from Oct 2009-Sep 2010. The funds have been used for various operation improvement activities including: digital archiving of paper records, training of deputies, salary support to a new forensic pathology fellow, new professional digital cameras and associated activities.
 
June 2009: The IndyStar reports on the Coroner office reforms.Read More (pdf)