Ventura County Grand Jury announces open house

Ventura County residents have an opportunity to meet the 2019-2020 Ventura County Grand Jurors and tour the Grand Jury Chambers on March 12, 2020. The public may meet the Grand Jurors between 1 PM and 3 PM, review Grand Jury reports and ask questions about Grand Jury service. The Grand Jury offices are located at 646 County Square Drive, 3rd Floor, Ventura.

The Grand Jury is a civil investigative panel of 19 volunteers. This oversight group investigates issues and citizen complaints and makes recommendations in a published final report to improve the operations of local government.

The Grand Jury may examine all aspects of Ventura County government and the 10 city governments in the county, as well as special districts.

Applications to serve on the Grand Jury will be available. Officials from Ventura County government and Ventura County Superior Court will also be in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.

To become a Grand Juror, you must be 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen and a Ventura County resident for at least a year. A complete list of requirements and the application form can be found at:

Applications may also be requested by calling Jury Services at (805) 289-8661. Applications will be accepted until April 17, 2020.

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