Essex County Superior Court Juror Call Off Information: Reporting Information

Listed below are procedures to make your experience as comfortable and convenient as possible. Please read carefully. If you have any questions, call 973-776-9300 EXT. 56887.


  • Essex County residency
  • US citizenship
  • Age 18 or older
  • Be able to perform the functions of a juror
  • Not have been convicted of an indictable offense
  • Be able to read and understand English


Sheriff personnel screen all persons, including jurors, when entering the court complex. To expedite this process, please observe the following:

  • Wear your JUROR badge at all times;
  • Be prepared to remove all metal objects including keys, coins, cell phones, cigarette packs, foil wrappers and large buckles.
  • If the metal detector activates as you pass through, you will be screened with a hand-held metal detector.
  • Purses and other carried items such as brief cases and backpacks will be x-rayed.
  • Leave pocketknives, scissors, pepper spray, glass bottles and containers etc. at home or in your vehicle. All potential weapons will be confiscated.