What are the responsibilities of the Grand Jury?
Grand Jury responsibilities:
  • The Grand Jury has statutory authority to investigate and report on the accounts, records, operations, and functions of district, city, and county governments and public officials
  • Reviews citizen's complaints for possible investigation and reporting
  • Tours the detention facilities in the county, including the Sierra Conservation Center
  • In cooperation with the district attorney's office, issues criminal indictments
  • Works approximately 15 to 20 hours per week
  • Must produce a final report before the end of the term

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1. What is the Grand Jury?
2. What are the requirements to be on the Grand Jury?
3. What are the responsibilities of the Grand Jury?
4. How are grand jurors selected?
5. Are grand jurors paid for their services?
6. Who advises the Grand Jury?
7. Where does the Grand Jury meet?