San Diego Superior Court seeking applicants for 2021-22 SD County Grand Jury
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego Superior Court renewed its call Monday for county residents to apply to serve on the 2021/22 county grand jury.
The court system is seeking representation from across each of the county’s five supervisorial districts. A total of 56 people have applied so far, but there have only been five applicants from District 1 and nine applicants from District 3, according to a San Diego Superior Court statement.
The application deadline is Jan. 29.
The 19-member body will work four days a week, about six hours per day, from July 1 through June 30, 2022, at the San Diego Central Courthouse in downtown San Diego.
— 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.
Members receive a small stipend per day, plus mileage, with downtown parking provided.
Qualified candidates will be nominated for a random drawing tentatively scheduled for June 4.
Applications can be downloaded from the San Diego Superior Court’s website at sdcourt.ca.gov 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.