What happened to Chris Hansen and "To Catch A Predator"?

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  1. Lilbittybetty profile image60
    Lilbittybettyposted 5 years ago

    What happened  to Chris Hansen and "To Catch A Predator"?

    I was watching a parody on South Park regarding Chris Hansen. I am curious now.  What really happened to 'To Catch A Predator' ? I thought it was a show that was helping children. I thought they were trying to take predators off of the streets. A guy committed suicide and he was a prominent person because he was caught. I guess they didn't want this stuff exploited any longer. But, we have COPS on television and BAIT CAR.?

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  2. MarieAlana1 profile image71
    MarieAlana1posted 5 years ago

    I don't know what happened to that show, but that is one of the greatest shows. I think it's still on once a week, though.

  3. Express10 profile image88
    Express10posted 5 years ago

    Texas DA Louis Conradt's suicide probably did get the show cancelled. There are actually people who were trying to help predators by complaining about the show. Conradt's suicide while the SWAT team was serving a warrant for his own pedophile activities was the straw that broke the camel's back for the To Catch A Predator show. He committed suicide with the SWAT team outside most likely because he knew he was guilty and preferred sending folks to jail rather than going himself. If he was innocent, why not have his day in court like everyone else?

    However, if the many other innocent until proven guilty types on the show were not pedophiles, they would not have come onto the radar screen of the show as such. If you have no interest in young girls or boys, you would not carry on with them in any way shape or form, online or off. I like the show and while I've only seen the re-runs on CNBC, I hope the show does make a comeback.

    1. Lilbittybetty profile image60
      Lilbittybettyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You are correct.  I like your answer. I don't care if DA Conradt committed suicide.  There are people that appeared on COPS and they handled it well.  You commit a crime and if it is exploited, then you should deal with the consequences.

 
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