Allison O'Neal

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Allison O'Neal

NamUs Regional Program Specialist
Region 9: California

In 1999, Allison O'Neal joined the Orange County Sheriff's Department, where she spent the next 18 years as a Deputy Coroner, Senior Deputy Coroner, Field Training Officer, and finally, a Supervising Deputy Coroner. In November 2000, she won the Trauma Intervention Program of Orange County’s “Hero with a Heart” Award. Allison led the unidentified deceased team and oversaw the unidentified deceased cases dating back to the 1950s. In 2015, she was the co-coordinator of Orange County’s first “Identify the Missing Day.”

Allison attended Chapman University for both her undergradate and graduate studies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in American Politics and minor in Criminal Justice, and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice.

In March 2018, Allison joined the NamUs team as a Regional Program Specialist for the state of California.

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Cell: 817-372-4169