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I-Team: Review Board Upset With Metro Officer's Suspension

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LAS VEGAS -- More information is being revealed about the sudden retirement of a Metro Police assistant sheriff.

Ted Moody stepped down suddenly Wednesday and it revolved around a decision to suspend and not fire a Metro officer involved in a shooting.

Now the team that oversees police shootings may be thrown into chaos.

The I-Team has learned Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie called the Metro Use of Force Board in for a meeting Thursday at 4 p.m.

Civilian members of that board told the I-Team there's a possibility that some board members may hand in their resignation Thursday afternoon.

This comes the day after Moody's unexpected retirement announcement. Moody helped lead Metro's Use of Force reviews.

This dispute between the sheriff and the civilian members of the Use of Force Review Board comes down to the case of Officer Jacquar Roston.

Roston shot a man sitting in the passenger seat of a car in east Last Vegas in November 2012.

The man was unarmed. Roston was found to have mistaken the sight of a shiny cap sticker for the metal of a gun.

The force review board found that Roston was not willing to admit his mistake and recommended termination.

We met up with a use of force board member as Thursday's meeting was about to begin.

This is what he had to say:

"I know that there's a number of board members who are upset with the recent decision that came down by the sheriff or it was announced earlier this week, and he asked to meet with us," board member Roger Buehrer said.

Later in the meeting, about 5:30 p.m., Buehrer told the I-Team that no resignations have been made and that the sheriff was still discussing the Roston shooting with the board and taking their questions.

The board is made of more than 15 members of the public and three police officers.

Gillespie defended his decision to suspend Roston in a news conference last Monday.

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