The retired cop whose quick release from custody in Brooklyn has sparked two probes of the high-ranking NYPD chief who allegedly intervened says he’s being portrayed as a bad guy — but calls himself “the victim.”

Former NYPD officer Kruythoff Forrester was arrested late Nov. 24 for allegedly menacing three boys with a gun in Brownsville after their basketball hit his family’s storefront camera.

As THE CITY first reported, three-star NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey, head of the department’s community affairs unit, voided the arrest within hours, according to sources.

Former NYPD officer Kruythoff Forrester speaks with an NBC New York reporter, Dec. 9, 2021. The retired cop whose quick release from custody in Brooklyn has sparked two probes of the high-ranking NYPD chief who allegedly intervened says he’s being portrayed as a bad guy — but calls himself […]

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