The accident happened around 12:10 p.m. on the 1600 block of West Allegheny Avenue.
Chopper 6 was over the scene shortly after the crash occurred, capturing images of the injured officer being put onto a stretcher and taken to an awaiting ambulance.
The officer was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Another vehicle at the scene, a silver sedan, collided with a utility pole - seemingly a result of the crash with the police cruiser.
The driver of the sedan was not injured.
Police are investigating what led to the crash.