Jefferson "Jeff" Davis is a supporting character in Marvel's Spider-Man. He is the father of Miles Morales and a member of the New York Police Department. Officer Davis is voiced by Russell Richardson.
Davis was born in New York City around the year 1974. While not much of his past is known, he began working for the NYPD around 2001, and had a son Miles with his wife Rio Morales around 2003. According to Yuri Watanabe, Officer Davis had been investigating Wilson Fisk's activities for years.
Officer Davis is called to the scene of a shipyard owned by Fisk in order to assist Spider-Man in his investigation. Together, the two unlock the secrets hidden inside, coming up against the Inner Demons who are attempting to steal equipment. Davis helps in their eventual apprehension, but is injured in the process.
Due to his heroism, Mayor Norman Osborn presents him with a medal at City Hall. His wife Rio and son Miles are present. The Inner Demons, led by Mister Negative, arrive, with a number of them carrying explosives. When the Deputy Mayor is revealed to be one of them and tries to detonate his bomb in the crowd, Davis tackles him and shields other officers on guard using his body, sacrificing his life to protect the crowd.
Officer Davis is a middle-aged African-American man with a bald head and slim physique. He is always seen wearing his police uniform. Davis is shown to be a selfless and good-natured individual who in many ways embodies the ideal cop.
Davis is a skilled fighter with extensive firearm training, shown by how he is able to hold his own against the Inner Demons using his combat prowess.
In the comics, Jefferson Davis first appeared in Ultimate Comics Spider-Man vol. 2 #1 (November 2011).