Eliminate Barriers for First Responders

The Power of the Knox Master Key

Rapid access is essential to protecting students and staff during campus emergencies. Knox Rapid Access Solutions eliminate barriers allowing first responders to quickly gain access to where help is needed.

The Knox Master Key can be sub-mastered to share access between public safety agencies enabling immediate access through:

Campus Buildings

Secured Perimeters

Locked Entry Points

Contact a Knox representative today to learn how to implement Knox Rapid Access Solutions.

Rapid Access

Rapid Access

Safe and reliable first responder or campus personnel access

Protect Property

Protect Property

Minimize forced entry and protect property from damage

Increase Safety

Increase Safety

Protect students and staff by enabling rapid access into buildings and perimeters

Watch Knox in Action

See how Knox solutions provide first responders rapid access to your campus.

How Knox Solutions Work

It starts with the Knox Master Key.

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

The Knox Master Key enables immediate entry to secured perimeters, gates, buildings, and interiors within schools, campus, and universities. Knox Rapid Access Solutions can be customized to fit your needs.

Explore the map to learn where Knox products can provide rapid access.

Solutions Tailored to Your Needs


Onsite when it's needed.

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

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Be emergency ready.

The KnoxBox holds the building key to allow emergency access into your building. The dual-lock KnoxVault can provide shared access to both fire and police departments.

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Protect your building's lifeline.

When Fire Department Connections (FDCs) are damaged and clogged with debris, fire sprinklers, standpipes and hydrants are restricted from providing optimal water flow. Knox FDC Locks, Standpipe Lock and Storz Locks ensure FDC protection for maximum water pressure.

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Sharing the Knox System.

In an emergency, choose the right padlock. The Knox Master Key can be sub-mastered for shared access among local agencies or campus personnel.

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Rapid access within.

In addition to providing building and perimeter access, first responders can utilize a Knox Elevator Box and Knox Document Cabinet for access to elevator drop keys, interior keys, access cards, and vital emergency documents.

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How To Get Started

Determine the solutions that fit your needs best.

  • Utilize the Knox Rapid Access Solutions for campus security personnel
  • Implement your local fire department's established Knox Rapid Access System


View our case studies and brochures to learn how Knox can serve your organization.

Case Study

The "Weakest Link" in Fire Sprinkler Systems


Obstructed FDCs Block Fire Attack


Increasing Campus Safety at ASU


Brochures and Specs

Knox Campus Safety Security Brochure


2018 Knox Product Catalog


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