Subject: Nokomis Jefferson
This post was updated on February 29, 2024 to include the Final Summary Report.
NOTE: The release of all Final Summary Reports is mandated pursuant to the City of Chicago Municipal Code (Section 2-78-145, viewable here) and the Consent Decree in State of Illinois v. City of Chicago (17-cv-6260, paragraph 499, viewable here). As standard practice, COPA attempts to notify the involved individual and/or their representative of its obligation to post the report to its website.
Pursuant to a court order entered on February 2, 2022, in the case of People v. Nokomis Jefferson, No. 22CR01139, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is currently prohibited from releasing materials relative to this incident. COPA remains committed to transparency and the release of video and other materials as outlined within the City’s Video Release Policy. Upon authorization, COPA will facilitate the prompt release of all required materials.