Recruiting Deadline Extended For The San Bernardino County 2013-2014 Grand Jury

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)–The deadline to apply and be considered for the 2013-2014 Grand Jury has been extended to April 30, 2013. Don’t miss out! Are you looking for a new, rewarding challenge in your life? Have you ever wanted to make a difference in your County? Now is your chance!!

Volunteers for the 2013-2014 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, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014.

To be eligible for selection a person must be at least 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of California and the 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 mileage associated with service. The regular Grand Jury meeting place is located 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 to hear information on certain criminal investigations. All communications to the Grand Jury are confidential and the Grand Jury responds to all signed citizen complaints.

Interested? There are many ways to obtain an application. You may call (909) 387-3820 to request one, pick one up at the County Courthouse at 351 North Arrowhead Avenue – Room 200, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0243, request in writing from this same address, or download from the Grand Jury’s webpage at www.sbcounty.gov/grandjury.

Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2013.

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