is a cauliflower-shaped section of the brain
. It is located in the hindbrain, at the bottom rear of the head, directly behind the pons
. The cerebellum is a complex system mostly dedicated to the intricacies of voluntary movement, including managing walking and balance. Damage to the cerebellum leaves the sufferer with a gait that appears drunken and is difficult to control.
Police snipers in hostage situation aim for the cerebellum, to kill the target without allowing movement that could harm the hostage.