Retailers across England and Wales can access up-to-the-minute information on policing projects in their area from a new website.
The site,, contains details of more than 3,600 neighbourhood policing teams as well as individual officers' contact details.
Visitors to the site simply enter their postcode to gain information on local crime, news and views from their neighbourhood policing team.
The National Policing Improvement Agency said the site would help businesses build stronger contacts with police.