Wow! The Best Police Instinctive Point Shooting Training In The World

By Jim Weiss and Mickey Davis

Early American sharpshooters—including “Wild Bill” Hickok and Annie Oakley—and exhibition shooters like Gus Peret were known for not using their gun’s sights, especially the gun’s front sight. In more modern times, Cleveland, Ohio, police officer Jim Simone was in eleven gun fights. When asked if he ever used his sights in these, his answer was “No.”

Police cadets at Central Ohio Technical College are taught a similar shooting technique called Instinctive Poi...