Las Vegas PD Board Recommends Officer's Firing over Shooting

There's still a bunch of steps and the sheriff has the final say, though


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)