MODESTO -- Today from 3 to 6 p.m., Modesto Police Department spokesmanLt. Rick Armendariz will be the guest host of the "Afternoons Live" radio talk show on 1360-AM KFIV. He will discuss crime trends, issues and challenges facing law enforcement in Stanislaus County and the region. Topics will include:
Crime rate in the valley
Gangs from prevention and intervention to suppression efforts
Drugs How big of an issue are they?
The aftermath of prison realignment
Crime prevention avoid becoming a victim
Armendariz will have guests, including experts on the subject matter. "This will be another unique opportunity for our department to connect with the community we serve, in order to share valuable information," interim Police Chief Gene Balentine said in a news release. Listeners can tune in to 1360-AM KFIV in Modesto or go online to www.KFIV1360.com.