The third installment of the series was a two-hour special aired in February 2006.The operation was located at a house on Riverboat Drive in Riverside, California and was the first done in cooperation with local law enforcement officials.To Catch a Predator was an American reality television series that features hidden camera investigations by the television news magazine program Dateline NBC.
The operation was located in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington, D. Among the men caught were rabbi David Kaye and elementary-school teacher Steven Bennof, both of whom lost their jobs after taping.
Tasers are sometimes shown being used to subdue fleeing individuals.
Some investigations also show booking procedures and bail hearings.
The investigations were conducted as undercover sting operations with the help of online watchdog group Perverted-Justice.
Since the third installment, law enforcement and other officials were also involved, leading to the arrests of most individuals caught. NBC affiliates WTMJ in Milwaukee, KSHB in Kansas City and WBRE in Wilkes-Barre have also done local versions of To Catch a Predator.