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Santa Cruz County Grand Jury

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General Agency Information
Name: Santa Cruz County Grand Jury
Address: 701 Ocean Street, Room 318-I
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-454-2099
Days/Hours of Operation: Anytime (Answering machine available)
Description: Grand Jury duties, powers, responsibilities, qualifications, and the selection process are set forth in the California Penal Code. The Grand Jury, although a part of the judicial system, is an entirely independent body.

The Grand Jury is part of the judicial branch of government and has three functions:

To examine all aspects of city and county governments and special districts.

To publish its investigative findings and recommendations to improve governmental operations.

To serve as ombudsmen for the citizens of the cities and county. A person can file a complaint with Grand Jury online or by writing to:
Santa Cruz County Grand Jury
701 Ocean Street, Room 318-I
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

ELIGIBILITY: The State of California mandates that 19 randomly selected citizens be impanelled every year as a Grand Jury in Santa Cruz County.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: None
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: County Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Government Agencies
Grand Jury
This agency was last updated on August 9, 2018.