Volunteers for the 2014-2015 San Bernardino County Grand Jury are being requested, announced Marsha G. Slough, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court. Successful applicants will serve as Grand Jurors for the period beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015.
To be eligible a person must be at least 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of California and County of San Bernardino for at least one year prior to appointment. Potential Grand Jurors are also required to possess sufficient knowledge of the English language, be in possession of their natural faculties, of ordinary intelligence, of sound judgment and of good character. By law, elected public officials are not eligible.
Service as a Grand Juror involves an average of 3 to 5 full working days per week. Compensation is $25 per day plus meals and appropriate mileage. TheGrand Jury meeting place is in San Bernardino.
The County Grand Jury is charged by the California Penal Code to investigate all aspects of County, city and special district government, and possibly hear information on certain criminal investigations. All communications to the Grand Jury are confidential and the Grand Jury responds to all signed citizen complaints.
Complete the application on-line www.sbcounty.gov/grandjury, or obtain an application by calling (909) 387-3820, pick one up in person at the County Courthouse, 351 North Arrowhead Avenue, Room 200, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0243, or request one in writing. or pick up at various district Court offices within the County.
Applications will be accepted through February 28, 2014. County of San Bernardino, 303 West Third Street, 4th Floor, San Bernardino, Ca 92415-0302 www.sb-court.org