Modesto Police to open its doors

The Modesto Police Department today is holding an open house at its downtown station.

Officers are offering tours and Chief Mike Harden will be on hand to take questions.

The free event includes a barbecue and demonstrations from the department's K-9, SWAT, equestrian and traffic units.

It's set to take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 600 10th St.