The Allen County Coroner's Office supports college level "Internship" programs. One student is accepted per semester.

This is a non-paid program

Institution Requirements: The sponsoring institution must be at Junior College level or above. A professor must recommend the applicant by providing a written recommendation complete with a student resume. Documentation that the applicant is enrolled in an accredited course of study in a related field is also required.

Intern Requirements: The intern will need his/her own insured and dependable transportation, (Will include some death scene work and autopsy assignments). Computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access are necessary.

Important note: Since Coroner's deal with protected medical information and death investigations there are statutory penalties for disclosure of confidential information. Interns are required to agree with, and sign, an agreement prohibiting disclosure of confidential information protected by law. Interns are required to adhere to this agreement and could be prosecuted for violations for failure to do so.

Contact: Rebecca Stuttle, Deputy Coroner 260-449-7389 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Allen County Coroner's Office strives to investigate all deaths in a professional manner. Our motto is "We represent the living but speak for the dead." In Latin that is "Civitatem Servamus Mortes Loquimur."

The Coroner's Office has authority over all unnatural/ unattended/suspicious deaths occurring inside Allen County, including deaths of those who come from other counties but died here.

What We Do:

  • Investigate deaths to determine Cause and Manner of Death.
  • The Coroner serves all Allen County police agencies.
  • Offers training sessions on a large range of death related issues to any school or organization upon request.
  • Offers law enforcement training.
  • Provides a mobile command unit to the law enforcement community and other counties.
  • Provides one office internship per semester.

 

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Dr. Craig Nelson, DDS

Allen County Coroner's Annual Report

The Allen County Coroner's Office annual report includes statistics on the Coroner's caseload, including gender, age, race and month of death. The report also includes statistical information specific to motor vehicle accidents and a summary of causes of death.

pdfClick here to read the Coroner's 2015 Annual Report

pdfClick here to read the Coroner's 2014 Annual Report

pdfClick here to read the Coroner's 2013 Annual Report

pdfClick here to read the Coroner's 2012 Annual Report

pdfClick here to read the Coroner's 2011 Annual Report

pdfClick here to read the Coroner's 2010 Annual Report

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Contact Info

Citizens Square, Suite 410
200 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

260-449-7555 Phone
260-449-7568 Fax
260-449-7671 PIO

Hours:
M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

commissioner@co.allen.in.us