Sudden death - Police Manual chapter

Sudden death - Police Manual chapter

Date Published: 
August 2022

This chapter details key provisions in the Coroners Act 2006, Police responsibilities as agents of the Coroner, and the Police practices for responding to deaths. It is designed as a base chapter for sudden death procedures to be read in conjunction with other chapters for specialist groups who also have a role with sudden deaths, i.e., National Crime Group (Homicide and Serious Crime Investigations), Dive Squad, Search and Rescue and Disaster Victim Identification.