NEW YORK — More than 350 NYPD officers were injured during ongoing protests in the city over police brutality, systemic racism and the death of George Floyd.
Sgt. William Maher was struck by an SUV and was hospitalized for several days, police said.
Several officers had teeth knocked out, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
An officer was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said. People also threw bricks, stones and glass bottles at officers.
“They are doing everything to keep this city together, everything,” Shea previously said. “They are giving their blood to this city.”