Kennewick Police Officer Faces DV-Assault Charges
Benton County Sheriff’s investigators are taking over the case of a Kennewick Police officer charged with assault.
Details of what exactly unfolded Saturday night have not been made clear by investigators, but Detective Josh Riley faces two charges of domestic violence/second degree assault.
Officers say a weapon was involved.
Riley has been with the Kennewick Police Department since 2012. He worked as a police officer before he was selected to serve as a detective with the Criminal Apprehension Team. He was selected 2019 Detective of the Year.
He’s also worked as one of the lead use-of-force instructors for the police department.
The Benton County Sheriff's Office is the lead investigator to avoid conflict of interest.
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