"We have something unique here in St Louis, and that is the support you get from individuals, business owners, all kinds of people. It's amazing, really."
“What I love about it the most, before I even got the job, is that everyone wants to help you, everyone wants to see you succeed.”
James explains his unique approach to fighting gun violence in St Louis.
"The city and county are separated artificially by borders that were drawn in the 1870s. To have that dynamic governing our world 140 years later, is horrible. We're one community here."
"In 2017, I just want people to rage. In a positive way. To be at their best."