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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
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-454-2099
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone: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 by initiating its own investigations.

To serve as ombudsmen for the citizens of the cities and county. A person can request the help of the Grand Jury by writing to:

Santa Cruz County Grand Jury
701 Ocean Street, Room 318-I
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

To publish its investigative findings and recommendations to improve governmental

ELIGIBILITY: The State of California mandates that 19 randomly selected citizens be empanelled every year as a Grand Jury in Santa Cruz.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:County Government
Subject Headings
 Government Agencies
Grand Jury
This record last modified September 26, 2015

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