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Request a Civil Grand Jury Investigation

Ask the Grand Jury to look into an issue that affects Marin County.

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  • Anyone can request an investigation on any topic 
  • Not all requests can or will be investigated 

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  • Your name will never be used  
  • All jury members take an oath to uphold confidentiality 
  • Any request you make will only be seen by members of the Grand Jury 

Before you start

The Marin County Civil Grand Jury helps keep local government honest and efficient. It works to improve local services and policies to benefit our community.  

The jury investigates how local government operates, makes sure agencies and departments are managed well and following the law.   

The Civil Grand Jury is not allowed to investigate: 

  • Federal government agencies 
  • State government agencies 
  • Courts   

They can investigate: 

  • Local government operations 
  • Condition and management of the detention facilities within the county 
  • Willful or corrupt misconduct in office of public officers 
  • Operations, accounts and records of county and other local public agencies, officers, departments or functions 

What to do

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  1. Complete the investigation request form: 
    1. Online
    2. Download (multiple languages available) and print 
  2. Include any correspondence, documents, dates, names and facts that help explain your topic 
  3. Submit your request online or by mail to: Marin County Civil Grand Jury, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 275, San Rafael, CA 94903 


Page updated April 3, 2024