If we're glorifying criminals we might as well glorify this man, Alvin Karpis. Dubbed "Public Enemy #1" by J. Edgar Hoover, we should probably put Alvin in the #2 Public Enemy #1 slot. John Dillinger was really #1.
But Alvin was more successful - if you want to call it that - than John and, when all was said and done Alvin felt that his life of crime had paid after all. To learn how someone can think that even after spending 33 years in the hoosegow, click here.