The accident happened on Iliff Street near Peoria Street around 8:15 p.m. About 45 minutes later police were still on scene, but traffic was not being blocked.
Investigators on scene say the officer was going about 15 miles an hour when his vehicle clipped the pedestrian.
The man suffered only minor injuries.
The officer is not being cited in the accident.
(KUSA-TV © 2012 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)