Perimeter Access In An Emergency

Building Access | Perimeter Access | Gate Access

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The Power of the Knox Master Key

During an emergency, law enforcement needs quick, unimpeded access to the scene. With the growing trend of gated communities, campuses and building complexes, rapid access has become a problem.

Knox Rapid Access Solutions enable immediate emergency entry with one master key. The master key can be sub-mastered to share access between agencies. Hold the power to gain rapid access through:

Secure Entry Points

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Eliminate Barriers

Remove barriers and gain rapid access onto property

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Reduce Injury

Avoid forced entry and minimize injuries

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Shared Access

Share access with multiple agencies

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See how the Knox Program can provide rapid access into secured areas.

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How Knox Solutions Work

It starts with the Knox Master Key.

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Using one key, Knox Rapid Access Solutions eliminate barriers to entry for first responders during an emergency.

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The Knox Master Key enables immediate entry to secured perimeters, gates, buildings, campuses, residences, and commercial properties. Knox Rapid Access Solutions can be customized to fit your needs.

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1. Knox KeySecure®

Store and safeguard the Knox Master Key with a PIN-activated key retention unit, complete with key usage audit trail.

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2. Knox Document Cabinet™

House vital emergency documents, keys, and access cards for rapid entry in the secure key cabinet.

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3. Knoxbox®

Safeguard access keys for first responders when rapid emergency access is needed.

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4. Knox Padlock™

Gain rapid entry through vehicle and pedestrian gates.

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5. Knox Gate & Key Switch™

Gain immediate access through electric gates in residential communities, parking garages, and industrial gate areas.

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6. Knox Elevator Box™

Gain quick emergency access to elevator override and drop keys.

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Solutions Tailored to Your Needs

Key Control Security

Secure the Knox Master Key.

The Knox KeySecure secures the master key and only releases it to an authorized user with a PIN code. Accountability for master key access provided by unit's retrievable audit trail.

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Shared Access

Never be stopped by a padlock again.

Knox Padlocks allow shared access between agencies such as fire, public works, law enforcement.

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Perimeter Access

Serve and protect, unimpeded.

Knox Rapid Access Solutions eliminate the barriers that can delay emergency response. Knox Gate & Key Switches and Padlocks facilitate rapid entry through perimeters for safer, faster emergency response.

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Secure Entry Point Access

Arrive on the scene, quickly.

Your Knox Master Key unlocks Knox products at every point of entry. The Knox system of secured products is flexible to fit your department's needs — all that's required is a Knox Master Key.

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Interior and Elevator Access

Think outside the box.

Rapid Access Solutions provide more than just rapid entry. Critical floor plans, elevator drop keys, and other necessary emergency response items are made easily accessible.

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How To Get Started

  • Register for Knox Rapid Access Program at no cost
  • Appoint a Knox Program Coordinator in your department
  • Receive complimentary program support materials
  • Educate local community on system value and benefits
Register for Knox Rapid Access Program

Need Help Developing a City Ordinance?

  • Use Knox as a resource
  • Learn how a lock box or FDC ordinance is helpful
  • Learn how to structure an ordinance
  • Get example of passed ordinances
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View our case studies and brochures to learn how Knox can serve your department.

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