c. Number of keys and locks.
The number of keys and locks in the
system, including replacement or reserve locks must be recorded.
control must record the following items:
(1) Total number of keys.
(2) Number of keys issued.
(3) Number of keys on hand.
d. Location of keys and locks.
e. Location and contents of depositories, keys to be turned into each
depository by building, area, or cabinet number.
f. Action required if keys are lost or stolen.
h. Inventory procedures. Keys and locks will be inventoried by serial
number no less than semi-annually.
Keys to locks in use which protect the
property of an office, unit, or activity will be checked at the end of each
duty day. A written record of the inventory will be retained until the next
inventory is conducted.
i. Under no circumstances will any keys, locks, or alternate keys or
locks be placed in a security container that contains or stores classified
Key and Lock Control of Classified Security Containers. The authorized
locking device is dependent upon the level of classification of the material
a. Only those
b. AR 380-5 dictates the changing of combinations to safe locks and
(1) When placed in use.
(2) Whenever an individual knowing the combination no longer requires
(3) When the combination has been subject to possible compromise.
(4) At least annually.
(5) When taken out of service.
c. There should always be sufficient numbers of spare locks on hand.