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$3,500 Settlement for Excessive Force by Seattle Jail Guard

Washington State’s King County Jail paid $3,500 to settle an excessive use of force claim filed by Terrance Allen Jones, who claimed that guard Paul Heng “assaulted, punched, chopped, slammed face against table and made handcuff cuts into wrists.” The incident, which occurred on or about September 1 – 3, 2002, left Jones with a scar over his left eyebrow, bilateral wrist scars and caused him emotional distress.

No further information is available on this claim, but the claim form is available on PLN’s website. See: In re Jones, King County Claim No. 34672.

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Related legal case

In re Jones

Please see the brief bank for documents related to this claim.