Grand Jurors Needed

Grand Jurors Needed


The county has a need for qualified residents to serve as community watchdogs. Alameda County civil grand jurors examine the operations of local government agencies and investigate citizen complaints. Alameda residents are encouraged to apply. 

Grand jurors receive training and support throughout their service. They must be willing to participate in questioning witnesses, reading and analyzing investigative materials and writing final reports. Persons selected for service must commit to serve a minimum of one year (July 1 through June 30), and must be able to meet on Wednesday and Thursday mornings each week. 

Required qualifications include United States citizenship, Alameda County residency for one year immediately before being selected and sufficient knowledge of the English language. Additional desired qualifications include being interested in community affairs, the ability to work well with others in a group setting and possessing investigative skills.

Applications will be accepted through Saturday, April 15, for the fiscal year starting July 1.

Visit jury/juror.htm for an application or call 208-9855. Complete the application and return it by email to or conventional mail to Alameda County Grand Jury, 1401 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1104, Oakland, CA 94612.