Using a rigorous vetting process, partners were carefully selected for their experience and success working with fire departments, law enforcement agencies and businesses. Their in-depth rapid access product training provides them with extensive knowledge; and each is committed to delivering the highest level of customer service, local inventory, installation guidance and service.  

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Knox Trusted Partners are a one-stop resource for local expertise on Knox rapid access solutions; while also providing local inventory, product knowledge, technical support and installation services. Each of our partners represents the Knox brand locally and shares the same high standards and values that the Knox Company has provided since 1975. 

Knox Trusted Partners deliver valuable benefits to end users: 

  • Improved product delivery, accurate installation information and commissioning coordination 
  • Increased rapid access locations for emergency access
  • Products installed in adherence to Knox guidelines, applicable codes and ordinances
  • Customer education on new and evolving rapid access products
  • Consultation, application support and value-added services
  • Reduces unauthorized resellers which jeopardizes installation and security processes
  • Serves as a local contact for product maintenance and installation 

First responder benefits:

  • Trusted partners are a multiplier for the expansion of resources that provide rapid access to vital assets
  • Rapid access products eliminate the time and costs to secure properties following a forced entry
  • Removes the need for extended after-hour access wait times
  • Enhances occupant and firefighter safety  

Our network of Trusted Partners continues to expand across the nation.

Ban-Koe Companies; a leader in Life Safety and Security Solutions for Law Enforcement and City municipalities through-out the Midwest. Since our inception we have listened to our Customers’ needs and have brought their visions to reality. Our personalized approach to creating solutions guarantees an exceptional Customer Experience. We organize around two core principles: Workplace Security & Workforce Management. Security Access Control, Video Surveillance, Intelligent Fire Alarm in addition to Automated Timekeeping, Intelligent Scheduling, Payroll and Human Resource Management. Ban-Koe continues the relentless pursuit of advancement in its core principles, so you can remain focused on what really matters; Your Communities.

If your company currently represents major fire alarm/suppression brands and meets our partner requirements, download and complete the application to be considered.

Ken Dunk has been in the life-safety business since 1973. This experience led Ken to start Dunk Fire & Security in 2005 with the knowledge that business owners desired simplicity. They wanted the ability to call one company for all their life safety installation and service needs. With one call in mind, Ken strives to offer the best solutions to his clients by developing a specific strategy. That strategy is to encourage each employee to grow in their respective field, while funding their training. The reputation of DFS is unmatched because of this commitment to their employees and their clients.

Edwards Electronic Systems, Inc. provides life-safety and security products to educational, government, medical, commercial, and industrial facilities across North and South Carolina.  From small fit-ups to multiple building campuses, we have the experience and knowledge needed to successfully engineer, install, inspect and service any size system! We partner with a variety of suppliers to provide customers many options in fire alarm, CCTV, access control, area rescue, nurse call, and intercom system designs. We also offer sprinkler service and testing! Customers can expect project managers, programmers, lead technicians, installation team, and office staff to be professional and respectful every step of the way

For over 50 years Protex Central has been a recognized industry leader in engineered fire protection, security and life safety systems and services that help protect people, property and assets throughout the Midwest. Leveraging its role as a UL-listed fire alarm installation contractor, Protex Central applies the NICET-certified skills of its designers and technicians to solve customers’ most challenging problems. Providing specialized protection solutions for a variety of businesses and industries plus investing significant resources in the development of its professionals, Protex Central is uniquely positioned as a trusted partner to best understand the needs of the industries it serves.

Sentry is an honored extension of the Knox Company as their local expert and Knox Trusted Partner. Serving the local community in the life safety industry for over 20 years, we believe in building relationships, doing what is right and putting people first. It is our onus to work with our local agencies to advance the integrity and consistency of the Rapid Access System and to pass that knowledge and help to our customers. We promise to provide outstanding, fast, and knowledgeable customer service as we proudly serve the State of Colorado and responding agencies. From our family to yours, thank you for allowing us to serve you.

  “We appreciated Protex Central’s flexibility in loaning us temporary boxes to pass a local inspection until our special order boxes were available.” - Jake B.

"Protex Central…glad for going above and beyond to personally deliver the KnoxBoxes to our jobsite…" - Dianne L.

  “...very convenient and easy” - Kent H.

  “Thanks for your assistance, and I will let others here know what a great resource Ban-Koe is.” - Jim D.

"I really like this new program. Having a local rep like Ban-Koe will make things so much easier." - Fire Department 


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"We have worked with Sentry since they became a Knox Trusted Partner. I have had several occasions to order various Knox products and Sentry always came through. Their customer service is top notch. They deliver on time, Sarah has gone over and above to help us when we needed it in a short time frame. We will continue to rely on them to provide our Knox products." - Randy P.

  “Sentry called me back and then went above and beyond to get the issue resolved coordinating with the site superintendent, fire departments and me. It was a win/win for all. I’m looking forward to working with Sentry Technology for our future KnoxBox needs.” - Kathy B.

  “I was a little confused at first since I’ve ordered directly from Knox for so long and wanted to make sure I was still going about ordering correctly. But it couldn’t be easier. I found Sentry's service and speed and the lower cost of shipping to be wonderful changes!! The experience has been great!! ” - Carrie M.

  “The world needs more Debs (Ban-Koe)! Thanks again so much. .” - Jim D.

At Keller Fire & Safety, helping you meet your fire safety goals 24 hours every day of every year is more than a corporate objective – it is a promise we’ve kept for more than 70 years. 

That’s why we’ve made it our business to provide only the highest quality fire safety products and services. We understand the importance of complying with today’s challenging safety regulations, and we make it our job to keep abreast of the changing codes. We require our technicians to complete rigorous training, certifications and licensing programs and always stand behind our work — regardless of what it takes to correct a problem..

Keller Fire & Safety

Service Area: Kansas City, MO MSA

Koorsen Fire & Security is one of the largest and most respected fire and security businesses in the United States. Since 1946, people have trusted Koorsen to protect their businesses and homes. From our knowledgeable sales people to our highly trained technicians, we have been committed to providing complete fire protection and security solutions that don’t just protect buildings—but protect lives too. For 70 years, we’ve worked harder, trained longer, and have done whatever it takes to keep people safe. And that is why so many businesses and people have continuously chosen Koorsen over all these years. Visit to learn more.

Service Area: Nashville, TN MSA