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Posted on: July 8, 2019

EPD Community Notification

EPD Community Notification

EPD Community Notification: Update to the DeCynthia Clements Case

A message from Chief Ana Lalley:

Hillard Heintze, the consulting group selected to conduct the independent professional standards investigation surrounding the DeCynthia Clements case, has completed their investigation in its entirety. The findings of their investigation have been provided to the city of Elgin in two reports: An Administrative Review of the Encounter with DeCynthia Clements on March 12, 2018 and Critical Incident Policies Review. 

The two reports are located at and are provided in full with the exception of voluminous appendices which will be made available once required personal identifying redactions (such as phone numbers and addresses) have taken place. An account is not needed to view documents, simply click on the document file names.

Hillard Heintze will be presenting their investigative findings at a special Committee of the Whole meeting that will be held at City Hall, 150 Dexter Ct., Elgin, in the Council Chambers, on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 9 a.m. This meeting is open to the public.

Lieutenant Jensen remains on paid administrative leave and a decision will be communicated regarding his status sometime after the public presentation by Hillard Heintze.

Click here to view all reports (Illinois State Police, Hillard Heintze) and videos (Factual narrative, dash cam videos, body cam videos).

Click here to view reports.
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