The Under The Door Tool has one use, and its execution is swift and faultless: It goes underneath a door and pulls open a door handle from the inside. The Under The Door Tool is a professional industry standard that utilizes the implementation of United States requirements that door hardware be compliant to regulations for user-safety…

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At seven years and counting, Rift Recon has done our best to establish ourselves as an innovative force in what we see as a market in need.  After working from feedback provided by numerous security professionals and performing extensive in-house testing, we decided that now is the time to reveal what we’ve been working on…

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Exciting news! We will now be offering our Emergency Handcuff Keys, one of our customer favorites, at larger order volumes! Previously only offered in pairs, you can now purchase 1 unit for 5.95, 2 for 9.95, 4 for 18.95, 10 for 45.95, and 20 for 79.95. The strong universal handcuff key sits in the center of…

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This classic bypass tool, previously only sold as part of our exclusive Red Team Kit, is now available separately! Widely used by firefighters to gain entry to indoor residential and office lock key ways, it acts by reaching through to act on elements beyond the pins. It’s excellent for opening commonly used filing cabinets as well. It’s…

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Best-selling American novelist Barry Eisler was an exceedingly precocious student in one of the first Rift Recon Art of Escape courses last year in San Francisco. Unbeknownst to us at the time, Eisler was not just hungry for knowledge – he was ravenous. The Art of Escape was only one in a long series of defense and…

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Investigative Locksmith Brian Denyer has been writing and illustrating articles about antique locks, restraints, and methods of escape for Canada’s Institutional Locksmiths Organization of Canada (ILOC) since its inception. ILOC is a national not-for-profit trade organization with members across North America, and was created to help fill a void in the Institutional and In-House Locksmith and…

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Rift Recon trainers teamed up with an exclusive cache of forward-thinkers in the start-up and financial industries to offer a “micro” version of our renowned Art of Escape training. The unique urban escape and evasion workshop was sponsored by innovative venture capital organization Ribbit Capital and covered basic lockpicking techniques as well as restraint-escape tactics. This intimate…

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Hi Everyone, Eric here! We’ve silently been getting ready for some exciting projects but today I wanted to share some updates. Spring Cleaning! Overhaul: The main site will be undergoing some big changes. The blog and content will move to a different page but will still go out over Twitter and other social media platforms…

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For those of you of following us, you will know that we haven’t had a international edition of Art of Escape yet. Well now I’m here to tell you is the first time we’re going to do it, and we’re quite excited. We’ll be hosting this Art of Escape in Amsterdam at Hack in the…

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