Corruption , extortion, child molestation, assault on officers, embezzling from the poor. That's just the job description. After hours, it gets nasty.
City: Jackson, Mississippi
Status: Former member, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Charges: Conspiracy to violate civil rights (by tearing down a person's house), commission of a violent crime while possessing a handgun
Outcome: First trial ended in a hung jury. He died a few days before the retrial.
Amusing event: In 2006, the same year he joined Mayors Against Illegal Guns, he was convicted of violating a "gun free school zone" law and bans on carrying guns in church.