safety & preparedness

By working hand in hand with public safety partners, we’re making our stores and communities safer for our team members and guests.

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kids and firefighters at a Target-sponsored National Night Out event

building strong, safe cities

We want to be an active part of our communities and are always looking for ways to make the neighborhoods where we do business safer for our guests and team members. Through our collaborative partnerships, we are able to provide our company's skills and resources to help create effective public safety solutions. 

shoppers lined up outside a Target store on Black Friday

keeping our stores safe

Building safer neighborhoods starts in our stores, so we put technology in the hands of our specially trained staff to keep guests and team members safe.

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Target team members help distribute supplies following Hurrican Isaac

partners for safer communities

In 1990, we started our Target & BLUETM effort to support public safety through innovative philanthropy. We believe that by working together with law enforcement and criminal justice agencies we can help build communities that are more resilient.

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Target team member helping out in natural disaster

when natural disasters strike

All year round, we work to help bring cities more of the tools and resources they need to be ready for anything. Providing support for disaster preparedness, relief and recovery efforts is just one of the many ways we help promote community safety.

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good to know

  • Target provided more than $3 million to support communities impacted by a disaster in 2017.
  • We have thousands of public safety partnerships across the country.

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Target is a committed partner. They provide more than ‘Corporate Lip Service’ and genuinely reach out and engage the public safety community. Target is a shining example of public-private partnership.

Jim Featherstone
General Manager, Los Angeles Emergency Management Department