The Philadelphia Police Department released the following biographical information on the six narcotics officers charged today with RICO conspiracy, robbery, extortion, kidnapping and drug dealing:

Thomas Liciardello: 38 years old, a 19-year veteran of the force with 12 years in the narcotics division.

Perry Betts:  46 years old, a 19-year veteran of the force with 13 years in the narcotics division.

Linwood Norman: 46 years old, a 24-year veteran of the force with 16 years in the narcotics division.

Brian Reynolds: 43 years old, a 20-year veteran of the force with 13 years in the narcotics division.

John Speiser:  42 years old, a 19-year veteran of the force with five years in the narcotics division.

Michael Spicer: 46 years old, a 19-year veteran of the force with 12 years in the narcotics division.

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