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The Grand Jury is sworn to investigate and inquire into County matters of civil concern. The specific duties and jurisdiction of the Civil Grand Jury are set forth in the California Penal Codes and Government Codes (see Appendix.) Each of our reports states the code section which gives the Grand Jury the authority to investigate and report on the matter in question. Here is a summary of areas and organizations which the Grand Jury may investigate and report on:

The Civil Grand Jury also has the authority to institute the following legal actions:

The Civil Grand Jury also accepts and investigates public complaints involving any of the matters otherwise within the Grand Jury's jurisdiction.

To submit a confidential complaint to the Grand Jury, copy the enclosed Complaint Form or send your request for a Complaint Form to:

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