The Power of the Knox Master Key

For over 40 Years, Knox has led the industry in providing secure and safe access for first responders. With Knox Rapid Access Solutions, there's no more forced entries or waiting for property owners to unlock doors in the middle of the night.

Designed with simplicity in mind, Knox Rapid Access Solutions use one master key to unlock Knox products in your jurisdiction for immediate access to:



Fire Protection Systems

Contact a Knox representative to learn more and join the 14,000+ Fire Departments who have already chosen Knox Rapid Access Solutions.

Minimize Barriers

Minimize Barriers

Ensure rapid access into secured areas

Reduce Injury

Reduce Injury

Minimize injuries caused by forced entry

Ensure Access

Ensure Access

Enable immediate entry with Knox Rapid Access Solutions

Watch Knox in Action

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

How Knox Solutions Work

It starts with the Knox Master Key.

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

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

Discover where Knox products provide access into secured areas.

Solutions Tailored to Your Needs


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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Access keys, defend disaster.

In an emergency, utilize the KnoxBox to reduce access time and minimize forced entry damage. The dual-lock configuration allows for shared mutual aid between jurisdictions. This high-security key box is UL 1037 listed against physical attack.

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Debris could put a stop to water flow.

When Fire Department Connections (FDCs) are clogged with debris, fire sprinkler systems, hydrants and standpipes can be restricted from providing optimal defense. Knox locking FDC Locks, Standpipe Locks, and Storz Locks protect fire systems from vandalism, damage, and debris.

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Barriers don't stand a chance.

With the growing trend of gated communities, gaining access through secured perimeters have become more difficult. Knox Rapid Access Solutions allow immediate entry through secured gates and parking garages.

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Minimize potential injuries.

With the Knox Remote Power Box, first responders can remotely operate a shunt trip breaker to safely remove power from a building or equipment — minimizing potential injuries.

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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

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 examples of passed ordinances


View our case studies and brochures to learn how Knox can benefit your department.

Case Study

The "Weakest Link" in Fire Sprinkler Systems


Obstructed FDCs Block Fire Attack


Increasing Campus Safety at ASU


Brochures and Specs

Knox Rapid Access Solutions Overview


Knox FDC Protection Program


KeySecure 5 Specs


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