In an unprecedented decision, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has recommended an officer be fired for his actions in a police shooting.
Officer Jacquar Roston, 36, is on administrative leave since the November shooting of a man in an east valley park. Roston shot the man in the leg after mistaking the shine from a label on the man’s hat for a gun.
Roston, a four-year veteran of the department, recently went before the police Use of Force Board, a panel of four civilians and three officers who determine whether an officer’s actions violated policy.
(Hat tip to Wayne Thorley)
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal. Read full article. (link)