Product Information

Forensic Filer Online

Forensic Filer Online is a cloud based case management solution for coroners and medical examiners that can be accessed anywhere there is an Internet connection available. A proven solution, Forensic Filer provides a reliable, cost-efficient method of electronically managing, reporting and accessing case information. Forensic Filer is the case management solution of choice for almost 80 counties in 14 states across the United States.


Forensic Filer Benefits

Improved accuracy and quality of case dataDecreased investigation times and costSimple production and distribution of legal documents & reportsEasy printing and distribution of state specific death ceritifcate & autopsy reports

Forensic Filer Online offers numerous benefits that include:

  • Ability to securely add/update case data from any Windows based PC with Internet access
  • Robust reporting
  • Expense and mileage tracking
  • Automatic calculation of decedent age
  • Online support forum
  • Live Phone Support (M-F 8am-5pm EST - excluding major holidays)
  • Comprehensive data entry fields that include:
    • Decedent demographics
    • Next of kin
    • Cause/Manner of death
    • Date/Times recorded
    • Autopsy information
    • Valuables record
    • Scene information
    • Next of kin information
    • Medical history
    • Examination information
    • Medication information
    • Vehicle information
    • Weapons involved
    • Agencies involved
    • Witnesses involved
    • Disposition
    • Final disposition of body
    • Case narrative
    • Digital images (If using Media Vault)
    • Foreign province codes
  • Available Forms include:
    • State specific death certificate
    • Coroners report
    • Comprehensive coroners form
    • Motor vehicle death form
    • Authorization for autopsy form
    • Release of body form
    • Body diagram
    • Personal effects form
    • Media release form
    • Cremation authorization form
    • Subpoena form
    • Receipt of documents form
  • Available Reports include:
    • All decedent records
    • Deaths in a specific facility
    • Deaths in a specific type of facility
    • Deaths outside of County/Parish/District
    • Vehicular related deaths
    • Deaths involving alcohol
    • Deaths with disposition as cremation
    • Deaths involving specific coroner/medical examiner or investigator
  • Reports can be drilled down using Manner, Sex, Age, Race, Marital Status, Alcohol Level, DOB, Day of Week, Time of Death. Reports can be sorted by Date of Death, Case Number, or Decedent Name


Forensic Filer Online is a secure solution that employs:

  • 2048-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption
  • A multi-million dollar data center with strict key-card access
  • Internet traffic protection provided by Fortinet Security Hardware
  • Nightly backups
  • Strict user security - users must have a unique userID and password and simultaneous logins are not allowed
  • The database for Forensic Filer Online resides on servers owned and maintained by Summit IT Solutions that are located in a secured facility


Hardware Requirements

The following table lists the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Forensic Filer Online:

  Minimum Requirement Recommended for best performance
Processor Pentium IV or equivalent i3 processor or higher
Operating System Windows 7 or higher Windows 7 or higher
RAM 4GB 8GB or higher
Internet Speed (Bandwidth) 768 Kb/s Upload & Download Speed 1 Mb/s Upload / 3 Mb/s Download or higher
Internet Browser

Mozilla Firefox or
Microsoft Edge in IE mode*

Mozilla Firefox or
Microsoft Edge in IE mode*

Screen Resolution 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 or higher

*Other modern browsers may exhibit minor cosmetic issues




Click the thumbnails below to view screenshots of Forensic Filer Online.

  • Home Page - Case Selection Screen
  • Demographics Entry Screen
  • Report Selection Screen
  • Media Vault Screen - Optional Add-on
  • Agency Update Screen
  • Utilities Screen
  • Report Selection Screen
  • MediaVault Selection Screen
  • Cremation Data Entry Screen
  • Weapons Data Entry Screen