In this article, we'll find out how bounty hunting works, learn the history of the profession and follow Bob Burton
, one of the country's top bounty hunters, on the search for a fugitive.
"As bounty hunters, we're driving around bad neighborhoods, talking to stupid people, drinking cold coffee, and looking for bad guys -- and they talk about the glory of it all," says Bob Burton, director of The National Enforcement Agency.
The real reward, he
says, is the adrenaline rush that comes from making an arrest.
refers to it as "adrenadollars" -- "For every buck we make arresting someone, we make $1,000 in adrenadollars."