North American Missing Persons Network
James Robert Cooper

1 AP
Left: Right; AP to age 35


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 25, 1996 from Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date Of Birth: December 22, 1979
  • Age: 16
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blond
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: May have a moustache,
    beard or a goatee. He wore braces on his teeth at the time of
    his 1996 disappearance. Cooper has a raised chicken pox scar
    on his right arm.
  • Clothing: A tan corduroy jacket.
  • Case Number: 15852-96
  • NCIC Number: M-972645205


  • Details of Disappearance
    Cooper departed from his family's residence in Monroe, Michigan during the morning hours of October 25, 1996 for school. He made it to Monroe High School that day and was seen outside the building, but after that point family members had no word of what happened. He never returned home. Cooper was not carrying any identification or cash with him at the time of his disappearance. He never retrieved a paycheck from his after-school job before he vanished.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Monroe Police Department
    Missing Persons Unit
    1-734-241-3300


    Source Information
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children