The Darien Police Department is pleased to announce the start of service for the K9 Team of K-9 “Kenny,” and his handler Officer Leslie Silva.
K-9 “Kenny” is a 3 ½-year-old yellow Labrador retriever. __________
— an announcement from Darien Police Department
The name Kenny was chosen as a tribute to fallen Darien Police Officer Kenneth Bateman. K-9 Kenny was provided to the department by trainer Frank Reda of “Superior K-9 Services” as a replacement for K-9 Grizzly. Officer Silva was previously paired with K-9 Grizzly, who had to retire from service due to failing health.