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The Cooper Gang, also known as Team Cooper, is the most recent in a long line of Cooper gangs. It is based around Sly Cooper, who is trapped in ancient Egypt, and the current members are Bentley and Murray.
The members of the Cooper Gang change often; this is a list of current and temporary members.
- Sly Cooper – The Master Thief. Stranded in ancient Egypt.
- Bentley – The Brains.
- Murray – The Brawn and getaway driver.
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
In Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves, the gang expanded before disbanding.
- The Guru - Shaman. Training new members of the Dreamtime; current whereabouts unknown.
- Penelope - RC Specialist. Betrayed the Cooper Gang; on the run.
- Panda King - Demolitions Expert. Living in the mountains of China.
- Dimitri Lousteau - Frogman. Star of a reality television show.
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time
In Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, the gang again expanded before disbanding due to the disappearance of Sly Cooper.
- Dimitri Lousteau - Returned to be the researcher, finding when in time the Gang needed to go next.
- Inspector Carmelita Fox – Temporary ally. Working as an inspector for INTERPOL in Paris, France.
The member of the Cooper Clan from each time period joined the Gang for a short amount of time.
- Rioichi Cooper – Ninja, Sushi Chef, Sly's Japanese ancestor.
- "Tennessee Kid" Cooper - Gunslinger, Sly's Western ancestor.
- Bob Cooper - Egg Thief, Sly's Prehistoric ancestor.
- Sir Galleth Cooper - Knight, Sly's English ancestor.
- Salim al-Kupar – Retired thief, Sly's Arabian ancestor.
After Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
At the end of Sly 3, the Cooper Gang disbanded. Sly faked amnesia to pursue a relationship with Inspector Carmelita Fox, Murray completed his training with the Guru and became a race car driver with the Cooper Van, and Bentley and his girlfriend Penelope stuck together to repair the Cooper Vault and build a time machine. Dimitri, the Panda King, and the Guru also parted with the rest of the team; the Guru returned to Australia to teach his mystic art to a group of rock stars, the Panda King returned to China to live close to his family and screen all of his daughter's suitors, and Dimitri became a celebrity skin diver.
After Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time
At the end of Thieves in Time, the main members of the gang, save for Sly, are still together. Penelope, after her betrayal, was locked up in Europe's most secure prison, but escaped. Bentley is currently figuring out where to find Sly, while receiving several postcards of crimes with Penelope's insignia at the scene. Carmelita went back to Interpol, throwing herself into her work and arresting criminals at record pace. Murray went into the pro-wrestling circuit to keep his fighting skills up. Dimitri returned to his celebrity scuba diving career and even got his own reality show entitled "Disco Diver."
- Penelope, the Panda King and the Guru do not return as members of the Cooper Gang in Thieves in Time. Penelope still plays a major role in the game, being the villain of the Medieval England time period.
- The only member of the Gang who is not referenced in Thieves in Time is the Panda King.
- Although she was never a member, Neyla helped the gang in the first set of heists in Sly 2.