Building Access | Perimeter Access | Gate Access

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

Eliminate Barriers

Remove barriers and gain rapid access onto property.

Reduce Injury

Reduce Injury

Avoid forced entry and minimize injuries.

Shared Access

Shared Access

Share access with multiple agencies.

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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 perimenters, gates, buildings, campuses, residences, and commercial properties. Knox Rapid Access Solutions can be customized to fit your needs.

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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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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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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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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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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
  • Learn how to structure an ordinance
  • Get examples of passed ordinances


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

Case Study

Edina Case Study


Specs and Brochures

2017 Knox Product Catalog


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