The accident occurred shortly before 8:00 p.m. at 22nd and Locust streets.
Officials say the officer traveling eastbound on Locust Street struck another vehicle that was heading northbound on 22nd Street.
The officer complained of neck pain and was taken to Hahnemann Hospital for care.
The officer is stable.
The civilian was not injured.
The officer was responding to the report of a burglary in progress when the crash occurred.