Darien Police K-9 Retires After Cancer Diagnosis

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien Police K-9 Grizzly has been retired after just a few months on the job after being.

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien Police K-9 Grizzly has been retired after just a few months on the job after being diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer.

Grizzly is a 3-and-a-half-year-old chocolate lab who was acquired by the town of Darien in September and placed with his handler, Officer Leslie Silva. The two completed an extensive training program through Superior K9 Services and subsequently received state and national certifications in narcotics detection.