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‘Extreme’ Alcohol and Drug Intervention Specialist
Founder, CEO

Evan “Bullet” James is a leading expert in the field of ‘extreme’ drug intervention services and the star of the A&E’s  TV series, “The Extractors”.  “The Extractors” follows Bullet and his team as they locate, intervene and extract young men and women whose uncontrollable addiction to drugs or out of control behavior has led them into situations they can no longer get themselves out of.

Evan “Bullet” James is the Founder, President, and Director of Universal Crisis Intervention in addition to being a nationally recognized motivational speaker in the area of drug intervention.


With twenty seven years of experience in the industry, Bullet is one of the most highly regarded and sought-after drug interventionists in the world. He is also the creator of the “Extreme Crisis Intervention” model.


Founded in 1996, Extreme Intervention specializes in crisis intervention and transport services, missing person investigation and recovery and legal advocacy services. Bullet’s company has also managed some of the most complex, high-profile drug, alcohol, sexual addiction, gang, missing persons, and cult intervention cases in the world, helping over 1200 families both here in the United States and overseas. The team’s numerous success stories include helping clients from the celebrity, corporate and professional athletics arenas.


As one of America’s preeminent substance abuse counselors, Bullet has helped run the unique non profit organization TAPS (Teen Adolescent Placement Services) for the past twenty two years with his partner “Uncle Tony Pallotto”


Additionally, under the Project U Turn umbrella ( which is a non profit organization founded by Bullet and his wife Lauren, Bullet performs his critically acclaimed one man show “Redemption Song” for high schools and youth groups nationwide. “Redemption Song” chronicles Bullet’s turbulent, absurdly funny, almost tragic yet ultimately miraculous journey from almost dying a cocaine addicts death in a gas station bathroom in the fall of 1987 to recovery with a purpose. (Bullet's clean date is 10-27-87). 

“Redemption Song” is a prequel of sorts as to how Bullet became known as "The Extractor".

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