by Christopher Robbins

“Last April, 72-year-old Otto Kogen says he was exiting one of his rental properties at West 105th Street near Columbus Ave and walking to his car when three plainclothes officers slammed him against his Nissan.  ‘I thought they were robbing me,’ Kogen told the Daily News.  When he threatened to call the police, one of the officers allegedly flashed his badge and told him, ‘Fuck you, Russian—we are the police.'”