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Organization Profile

Grand Jury of Nevada County

The major functions of a Civil Grand Jury are divided into three predominant categories:

1) “Watchdog” Responsibilities: The Civil Grand Jury may examine all aspects of county and city government and special districts to ensure that the county is being governed honestly and efficiently and that county monies are being handled appropriately.

2) Citizen Complaints: The Civil Grand Jury receives many letters from citizens alleging mistreatment by officials, suspicions of misconduct, or governmental inefficiencies.

3) Criminal Investigations: Under certain extremely rare circumstances the Civil Grand Jury may given additional training to serve as a Criminal Grand Jury in order to hold hearings to determine whether evidence presented by the district attorney is of sufficient nature to warrant persons having to stand trial in court.

Nevada City, CA, 95959

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