LOCKS AND KEY CONTROL
In this lesson you will learn to establish lock and key control procedures
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Establish lock and key control procedures and inspect locking
You will have this subcourse, pencil and paper.
To demonstrate competency of this task, you must achieve a
minimum of 70 percent on the final subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following publications: AR 190-50 and AR 380-5.
Lock and key system of security is the most widely used means of
However, like the other security aids, alone it does not stop
penetration. This system should be considered as a delay device; it requires
one or more combinations of security steps and should be used as a back up to
other security devices.
It does not matter how good the quality or cost of locks is acclaimed
to be; keep in mind that equally ingenious means have been found to open
them. All locks can be opened with force and the right tools.
Survey the Security Area to Determine Requirements.
a. Physical security personnel must use the systems approach to provide
a good security program.
An analysis should be done to determine
vulnerability and need for protection of security areas.