The six officers were pulled off the street and removed from narcotics investigations after the district Attorney's Office informed the police commissioner that their testimony could no longer be used in cases, Ramsey said.
used information provided by Jeffrey Walker, a former member of the narcotics unit, to build a case against the officers, Ramsey said.
"The reprehensible conduct alleged to have been committed by the six charged officers tarnishes the badge held by the thousands of officers who currently serve and have previously served this city with distinction," Memeger told reporters.
It was unclear whether they have hired lawyers. Attorney Zane David Memeger said. The suspects were named in a 42 page indictment unsealed on Wednesday.
Memeger said the officers allegedly engaged in an array of criminal activities, including beatings, threats to shoot a suspect, entering homes without warrants for the purpose of stealing money and drugs, and the distribution of narcotics.
"I have been a police officer for more than 40 years, and this is one of the worst cases of corruption that I have ever heard," Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey told reporters.
In May 2013, Walker was arrested on charges of robbery, extortion and using his position as a police officer to commit criminal acts, according to a criminal complaint. Attorney's Office. He faces up to 10 years in prison.
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is reviewing previous convictions involving the six officers, according to a statement. The office said it has no open cases involving Liciardello, Reynolds, Spicer, Betts and Speiser at this time. Cases involving Norman will be reviewed for the relevant period.
Attempts to contact the officers for comment were unsuccessful. Nike Tracksuit Olive
In what Philadelphia's police commissioner described as one of the worst cases of corruption, the six officers were arrested Wednesday on a range of charges, including conspiracy, robbery, extortion, kidnapping and drug dealing. They were members of Philadelphia Police Department's narcotics field unit.
Six Philly cops arrested in corruption case
The officers were not fired at the time in an effort to avoid Nike Jacket Pullover jeopardizing the ongoing investigation, Ramsey said.
The officers often filed false police reports to conceal their activities, Memeger said.
In another instance, according to prosecutors, the six officers allegedly kidnapped a drug suspect and kept Nike Tracksuits Cheap
him in a hotel room for days while threatening his family.
Investigators Nike Hoodie Jacket Black
Nike Hoodies And Windbreakers
Nike Jacket Womens Fleece
Nike Windrunner Colors
Nike Jackets For Ladies
Nike Jackets Womens White
Louis Vuitton Zipper Wallet
Lv Kimono Wallet
Lv Handbag Black
Lv Ss17 Bags
Lv Crossbody Bag
Nike Windrunner Jacket Pink
Nike Crew Neck Sweatshirt
Nike Sweatshirts For Girls Pink
Nike Windrunner Men's Jacket
Crop Top Nike Sweater