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Ventura County Civil Grand Jury Announces Release of Report on Detention Facilities in Ventura County

Ventura County Civil Grand Jury Announces Release of Report on Detention Facilities in Ventura County

Pursuant to authority granted in California Penal Code Section 919(b), the 2019-2020 Ventura County Civil Grand Jury inquired into the conditions and management of detention facilities in Ventura County. The Grand Jury inspected the following detention centers: Ventura County Juvenile Facilities Pre-Trial Detention Facility operated by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) Todd Road Jail […]

Ventura County Civil Grand Jury Announces Release of Report on Oversight of Charter Schools

Ventura County Civil Grand Jury Announces Release of Report on Oversight of Charter Schools

The 2019-2020 Ventura County Civil Grand Jury investigated five school districts and the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) regarding policies, practices and procedures in providing oversight of charter schools. The Grand Jury concluded that, while the authorizing districts and VCOE are following state law in reporting fiscal and administrative information, there is no consistency […]

Got a Complaint about Local Government? Tell the Grand Jury!

Got a Complaint about Local Government? Tell the Grand Jury!

Did you know there is a body of volunteers in the county of Ventura dedicated to investigating public complaints about county agencies, city governments and special districts such as water, schools and harbors? The Ventura County Civil Grand Jury is an investigatory panel of 19 citizens from all backgrounds that operates as a public watchdog […]