Dozens of officers injured in Denver protests, police chief says

Police officers walk through a cloud of tear gas as they try to disperse protesters on May 30 in Denver, Colorado.

Police officers walk through a cloud of tear gas as they try to disperse protesters on May 30 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

Dozens of officers have been injured during protests over the last few days, Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen said during a Sunday afternoon press conference.

Mayor Michael Hancock previously said five had been injured during the press conference.

One officer remains in the hospital after being struck by a vehicle, Pazen said.

Pazen agreed with the mayor regarding officers who have been injured expressing their eagerness to return to service during protests.

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