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.