In the past two years in South Carolina, there have been 81 officer involved shootings.
Sheriff’s Offices across the Upstate constantly train for any situation they can encounter.
The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office invited Brianna Smith to train along side them, to show what goes in to their daily decisions.
This also gives insight to what those who sign up for a citizen’s academy may experience.
The Sheriff’s Office is having their next citizens academy starting on January 12th.
The class is limited to the first 25 people who sign up and pass a background check.
To read more about the class, and to sign up: click here.