After a troubled upbringing, Duane 'Dog' Chapman had an early life of crime, and was arrested on numerous occasions. Eventually he served time in prison for a murder conviction, which he denies. But that time he spent in prison transformed his life, and he emerged vowing to become a force for good. With his own experience of the criminal way of life, he decided to become a bounty hunter. He set up the Da Kine Bail Bonds in Hawaii and is now 'the grestest bounty hunter in the world'. With more than 6000 captures in the last two decades, this intense, charismatic ex-con tells the stories behind some of his most exciting cases, and the reasons why he brings such passion and commitment to his chosen profession. With some of the older of his twelve children now working alongside him, as well as his wife Beth, this is a real family business where only the toughest and sharpest survive. For all Dog's fans around the world, this is the story they have been waiting for - a fascinating insight into a true hero for our times.
After an early life of crime, which ended after he served five years in prison, Duane 'Dog' Chapman emerged a changed man. He set up as a bounty hunter and has now captured over 6000 escaped convicts. His TV show, Dog the Bounty Hunter, airs on Bravo in the UK, and around the world. He is married to Beth and has twelve children.