The San Diego Superior Court put a call out on Wednesday for residents to serve on the 2021/22 San Diego County Grand Jury.
The 19-member body will work four days a week, about six hours per day, from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, at the San Diego Central Courthouse in downtown San Diego. Members receive a small stipend per day, plus mileage, with downtown parking provided.
Applications, which must be received by Jan. 29, can be downloaded from the San Diego Superior Court's website or the Grand Jury's website at sdcounty.ca.gov/grandjury. Applications can also be obtained by calling 619 450-7272 or at the courthouses in downtown San Diego, El Cajon, Vista or Chula Vista.
Qualified candidates will be nominated for a random drawing tentatively scheduled for June 4. According to a Superior Court statement, the random drawing gives each supervisorial district equal representation by population.
- be a U.S. citizen;
- be at least 18 years old;
- have sufficient knowledge of the English language;
- have lived in San Diego County for at least one year prior to
- selection; and
- pass a criminal background check.