Corruption , extortion, child molestation, assault on officers, embezzling from the poor. That's just the job description. After hours, it gets nasty.
City: Detroit, Michigan
Status: Former member, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Charges: Perjury, obstruction of justice, and misconduct in office. Later, re-arrested on two counts of felonious assault on officers. Jailed for violating conditions of bond.
Outcome: Guilty plea to two counts of perjury and one of assault on an officer. Sentenced to four months in jail and five years of probation.
Update: on February 3, his former assistant took a plea and offered to cooperate in proving that Kilpatrick was hiding assets to avoid paying restitution.