Is it worth the risk of leaving the security of your home or
business to chance?
Suffolk SAFEKey is a comprehensive keyholder service offered by
Suffolk Police, which helps support local charities.
It is available to residential and business owners within the
county, providing protection and assistance should you lose your
Signing up for SAFEKey allows the police access to your property
in the event of an incident occurring while your property is
unattended. They do this by contacting the person you have
nominated as a keyholder for the property.
By registering for the service, you will have peace of mind
knowing that your home or property will be in safe hands when you
are not there.
In addition to the keyholder database provision, we also offer a
key fob recovery service, which means that all SAFEKey members are
issued a with key fob, featuring the force crest and a unique
People who find lost keys with the Suffolk SAFEKey fob are
encouraged, through a £10 finders fee, to hand the keys to the
police or send them to a secure postal address. This allows for the
keys to be returned to their rightful owner.
You can sign up for the scheme by phone, post or online and any
money above that required to operate the scheme is used to fund
Hundreds of people have already joined the scheme, which has
donated £150,000 to support Suffolk-based charities since its
Some key benefits of the scheme include:
- Suffolk SAFEKey branded key fob meaning there is a 90%
likelihood that your keys will be recovered if lost when attached
to a fob. Each fob carries an identifying number unique to
- Cover for your keys if lost anywhere in the EU.
- £10 reward to the finder of your keys courtesy of Suffolk
- Emergency helpline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Access to contact details of a nationwide network of approved
locksmiths should you need to replace your locks or keys.
- Accessible emergency contact and keyholder details recorded on
our secure database letting the police know who to call in the
event of an incident at your unattended property – your nominated
keyholder is someone you trust and lives in the vicinity of your
- A window sticker to confirm your membership to officers
attending your unattended property meaning reduced risk of forced
entry and potential incurred costs.
Details of your preferred plumber and glaziers can be stored as
a potential cost saving to you.
To find out more visit the SAFEKey website.