CLEVELAND - Law enforcement officers in cities and towns across the country make split second decisions every day -- decisions that are a matter of life or death.
The men and women protecting and serving decide if and when deadly force is necessary.
"Agents or police officers might have to make a decision in a tenth of a second and it's reviewed for weeks or months," said FBI Special Agent Richard Florence.
The FBI, like many other police agencies, use the FATS machine, Firearms Training System, to train agents using different scenarios.
As part of this year's class of the FBI Citizen's Academy, we took turns facing scenarios that agents face. The class then decided if the shooting was justified.
Watch the video to see what happens. (Mobile users, click on the "VIDEO" menu to see the clip)
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