On Thursday, March 9 the Grand Jury will host an open house for prospective jurors and interested members of the Ventura County community. Join the current Grand Jury along with public officials 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Grand Jury Chambers at 646 County Square Dr.
An all-volunteer group, the Grand Jury investigates selected complaints that have been initiated by the public. After investigating these complaints, the Grand Jury issues written reports which include facts, conclusions, and recommendations.
Basic requirements to qualify for service are: you must be a citizen of the United States, 18 years of age, a resident of Ventura County for at least one year prior to being seated, and have sufficient knowledge of English to conduct jury business. Basic computer skills are desirable. All eligible residents of the Ventura County community are encouraged to apply.
Applications are available online at the Grand Jury website www.ventura.org/grand-jury, or by calling 477-1600. Applications will be accepted until April 7, 2017.