He is an actor and producer, known for Mafia II (2010), Devil's Land (2009) and Draw (2008). Between acting gigs, James enjoys serving his community as a Volunteer Investigator with the Pasadena Police Department's Missing Persons Unit.
He has directly investigated and closed many Missing Persons cases involving a wide variety of circumstances including juvenile runaways, homeless and addicts, cold cases, suicides, elderly dementia, mental illness, and adults voluntary missing.
Since 2004, he has also worked with the Los Angeles Police Department's Detective Training Unit (DTU), specializing in training law enforcement investigators in the latest Suspect Interrogation methods and Victim/Witness Interview techniques. James was originally hired by the DTU as a professional actor for training exercises requiring Role Players. Since that time, in addition to his continuing work as a DTU Role Player, he has become a CORE Course Facilitator/Trainer in the Unit.