It can be hard to keep up with all of the news that occurs on daily basis.
Because of this, the Officer.com staff presents the "Quickfire Weekly Recap."
Here are some of the stories you may have missed that ran on our site this week:
Weekend (Oct. 18-20)
A Detroit police officer wounded in a shootout with a murder suspect this spring succumbed to his injuries Saturday night.
Officer Patrick Hill had been hospitalized since being shot in the head during the April 2 confrontation with Matthew Joseph, who was shot dead by police.
Two convicted killers who were freed from prison by forged documents were captured together without incident Saturday night at a Panama City motel
Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker, both 34, were taken into custody at the Coconut Grove Motor Inn a few hours after their family members urged the men to turn themselves in.
A Bridge and Tunnel officer was critically injured on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City on Sunday morning after being struck by a motorist
Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority Officer Thomas Choi had been removing orange barrels that had blocked traffic on the lower level of the Staten Island-Brooklyn span when he was hit.
A San Antonio police officer sustained critical eye injuries after a bullet went through the window of his cruiser, sending shards of glass in both of his eyes.
Two men are facing attempted capital murder charges in the incident in which the bullet -- fired from a scoped rifle -- also caused his computer to explode.
Monday (Oct. 21)
A Shelby County, Tenn. Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash while driving to work Monday night.
Deputy Torrance Suggs accidentally drove into a construction trailer on a highway and was later found dead inside the vehicle by his colleagues.
The U.S. Attorney General told law enforcement leaders that a different approach needs to be taken as the number of active shooter incidents continues to rise.
Eric Holder called for new strategies and a more aggressive response during the First General Assembly of the 120th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference.
A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell, wounding two boys and killing a math teacher.
Teacher Michael Landsberry was hailed for his actions outside Sparks Middle School as he tried to intervene when the student began shooting.
The Department of Transportation transferred the garage to the NYPD's fleet division, which provided the department with the extra garage space necessary to service its response vehicles -- without having to find or build another garage.
Tuesday (Oct. 22)
Chicago police officers shot and killed a man moments after he stabbed their supervisor in the face.
The 46-year-old sergeant sustained non-life-threatening wounds. He was the first to enter a home after police responded to a call from a woman reporting a man with a knife.
A California corrections officer also was recovering from stab wounds following an inmate attack that injured three of his colleagues.
Officials say Corcoran State Prison inmate Dan Felix used a handmade weapon to stab the corrections officer in the neck, head and shoulder several times after using a handmade key to break free from his handcuffs.
Officials say at least seven inmates in Florida have used forged documents in attempts to escape from prison, including two killers who were recaptured over the weekend.
Police said they were looking at several suspects in the investigation of the escape of Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker, but so far they have made no arrests.
More than 750 vendors filled the Pennsylvania Convention Center this week to display the latest in law enforcement technology during the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Exposition.
The expo hall was filled with plenty of the usual suspects in policing, but there were a few unexpected ones as well.