The opinion of the court was delivered by: Andrew J. Wistrich U.S. Magistrate Judge
Action Filed: November 12, 2009
Judge: Honorable S. James Otero
Courtroom 1 - 2nd Floor Trial Date: November 16, 2010
PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING DISCLOSURE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL RECORDS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS
IT IS ORDERED: That defendants shall provide to counsel for plaintiffs:
1. Redacted copies of all records or reports filed, pending, completed, and/or otherwise made in connection with the incident of October 23, 2008, involving plaintiffs by defendants, or a declaration of the custodian of records that no such documents exist. The names and other personal identifying information as to any law enforcement personnel other that defendants shall be redacted from such report prior to production.
2. Copies of the photographs, audiotapes, or videotapes pertaining to the incident of October 23, 2008, involving plaintiffs.
3. Those portions of the Sheriff's Department's Policy and Procedures Manual or other training materials as agreed upon by counsel in their meet-and-confer and/or cited in defendants' discovery responses.
4. Redacted copies of the Personnel Files of defendants as may be ordered by the court.
1. Counsel for plaintiffs shall not convey, transfer, publish, distribute, copy, duplicate, or disseminate the records so produced, or information from such records so produced, except as may be reasonably necessary for the prosecution of this litigation by communicating with investigators, consultants and experts retained on behalf of the plaintiffs in this matter. Neither the materials produced nor their contents shall be shown to, recited to, provided to or disseminated to, directly or indirectly, any Plaintiff herein.
2. Prior to dissemination of any confidential materials produced pursuant to this order to investigators, consultants or experts retained on behalf of plaintiffs, counsel for plaintiffs shall inform such persons of the terms and conditions of this order and secure such person's agreement, in writing, to be bound by it.
3. Copies of any records produced to counsel for plaintiffs pursuant to this order shall be distinctively marked, provided that such marking does not obscure or obliterate the content of any record and may be stamped with the ...