"The weed of crime bears bitter fruit; crime does not pay." Lamont Cranston as The Shadow
As we have seen, the above does not apply to bankers, politicians and their flunkies, nor to the supreme kangaroo court (enabler of the destruction of the constitution). For these, crime yields a fat salary, fat pension, kick backs, graft, body guards, and in some cases (EU, Super Cop, et al) an Ignoble Prize.
I wonder, with the advent of gun control for a safer nanny state, if da boys would want to give up their Secret Service protection in a show of good faith. Somehow I doubt it. It's only citizens who don't need protection.