Ventura County Grand Jury Applications

The deadline to apply for the Ventura County [Civil] Grand Jury has been extended to April 22, 2016. Applications may be found on the Grand Jury web-site or by calling (805) 477-1600. As an all-volunteer watch-dog group, service on the Grand Jury provides you with an opportunity to serve your community while learning about local government operations.

The Grand Jury investigates selected complaints received from the public. After investigating a complaint, the Grand Jury issues a written report which includes facts, findings 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 with sufficient knowledge of English to conduct jury business. Computer skills are highly desirable. All eligible residents of Ventura County are encouraged to apply.