This photo shows one of the rooms where medical examiners conduct autopsies.

Harris County

Harris County medical examiner’s office using $1.8 million funding allocation to combat accelerating attrition

Posted on · The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has nearly 50 vacancies on its staff after experiencing a 16.1 percent attrition rate during the fiscal year 2023. County leaders have allocated money toward staff retention as part of their overall effort to reduce a case backlog in the criminal court system.

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