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Melvin v. Bernard

United States District Court, E.D. North Carolina, Southern Division

May 1, 2017

JERRY O. MELVIN, Plaintiff,
v.
ANTHONY J. BERNARD, in his individual and official capacity; JAMES A. MAROLDT, in his individual and official capacity; MICHAEL A. FIKE, in his individual and official capacity; JASON M. SPIVEY, in his individual and official capacity; BRIAN D. MEDLIN, in his individual and official capacity; JOSEPH M. CHERRY, in his individual and official capacity; JOHN A. ROGERS, in his individual and official capacity; LARRY D. BRANCH, in his individual and official capacity; BRUNSWICK COUNTY SHERIFF JOHN W. INGRAM, in his individual and official capacity; and JOHN/JANE DOES 1-5, Defendants.

          CHRISTOPHER J. GEIS Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP Attorney for Defendants Brian D. Medlin, Joseph M Cherry, John A. Rogers, Larry D. Branch, and John W Ingram

          SONNY S. HA YNES Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP One West Fourth Street Attorney for Defendants Brian D. Medlin, Joseph M Cherry, John A. Rogers, Larry D. Branch, and John W Ingram

          PATRICK G. SPAUGH Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP One West Fourth Street Attorney for Defendan'is Brian D, Medlin: Joseph M Cherry, John A. Rogers, Larry D. Branch, and John W Ingram

          John L. Coble Marshall, Williams & Gorham, LLP Attorney for Plaintiffs

          Brian E. Edes Crossley, Mcintosh, Collier, Hanley & Edes Attorney for Defendant Anthony J Bernard

          Scott C. Hart Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks & Hart, P.A. Attorney for Defendants James A. Maroldt, Michael A. Fike, and Jason M Spivey

          CONSENT PROTECTIVE ORDER

          Robert B. Jones, Jr. United States Magistrate Judge.

         IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between the plaintiffs and defendants, by and through their respective attorneys of record, as follows:

         The parties are expected to exchange certain confidential documents and other tangible things through the course of discovery in this action. The parties stipulate to entry of this Consent Protective Order to govern production of that confidential information in this litigation. Specifically, the parties currently envision discovery related to the following:

1. The plaintiff desires to inspect and copy certain information from the personnel records of the defendants, who are current or former law enforcement officers with the Brunswick County Sheriffs Office, the New Hanover County Sheriffs Office, and the Leland Police Department. Said personnel files are maintained by said agencies and, pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §§ 153A-98 and 160A-168, may be disclosed only pursuant to a court order.
2. The plaintiff desires to obtain copies of internal affairs investigative reports of the above-named law enforcement agencies. Said reports may be considered as part of the personnel records of the defendant officers or may contain such material, and therefore are also covered by the above-cited statutes.
3. The plaintiffs also desire to obtain copies of dash-camera video from law enforcement vehicles of the above-named agencies that were involved in the events of June 14, 2013, as outlined in the Complaint. Said videos are confidential pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 13-1.4A and may not be disclosed without a court order.

         Following the plaintiffs' discovery requests, the parties have sought an order of this Court so as to be in compliance with the above-cited statutes and to ensure that said ...


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