Training Certfications


Experience Counts! Owner, Bob DeWeese is an A.L.O.A. Certified Master Locksmith, SAVTA

Certified Professional Safetech, and an N.S.O. Certified Journeyman Safecracker with 37 y

ALOA Combination Lock Trouble Shooting & Servicing Certification

ALOA Safe Opening Theory Certification

AMSEC Mechanical Safe Locks Certification

AMSEC Electronic Safe Locks Certification

Gardall Safe Certification

Globaloks Safe Lock Certification

LaGard Safe Lock Certification

MAS-Hamilton Auditcon Safe Lock Certification

MAS-Hamilton X-07/X-08 Safe Lock Certification

KABA-Mas X-09 Safe Lock Certification

KABA-Mas X-10 Safe Lock Certification

MLA Safe Manipulation Certification

Meilink Safe Certification

SAVTA Professional Safe Opening Certification

SAVTA Safe Deposit Opening and Servicing Certification

SAVTA Safe Lock Manipulation Certification

SAVTA Combination Lock Troubleshooting Certification

SAVTA Safe Rigging and Transport Certification

Sargent & Greenleaf Group I Safe Lock Certification

Schwab Certification




KABA-Mas X-10 Safe Lock Certification

KABA-Mas X-09 Safe Lock Certification

KABA-Mas CDX-09 SCIF Lock Certification

LockOne LKM7000 SCIF Lock Certification

MAS-Hamilton X-07/X-08 Safe Lock Certification

Sargent & Greenleaf Group I Safe Lock Certification

Sargent & Greenleaf 2890B Pedestrian Door Lock Cert

Sargent & Greenleaf 2937 Safe Lock Certification

SAVTA GSA Container Defeat & Repair Certification

Sargent & Greenleaf 2740 Safe Lock Certification


Commercial Locksmithing


ASSA High Security Cylinder Certification

Aiphone Communications Systems Certification

ALOA Forensic Locksmithing Certification

ALOA Interchangeable Core Cylinder Certification

ALOA Key Control Certification

Corbin Russwin Cylinder and Keyway Certification

DHI Architectural Hardware Certification

ILA Hardware Scheduling Certification

KABA E-Plex Certification

MAS-Hamilton Powerlever Certification

MLA Door & Frame Certification

MLA Basic to Advanced Masterkey Systems Certification

MLA Biometric Security Certification

MLA Electrified Hardware Layout and Design Certification

MLA Forensic Locksmithing Certification

MLA Life Safety Codes Certification

Schlage Primus High Security Cylinder Certificatio


ALOA = Associated Locksmiths of America


DHI = Door Hardware Institute


ILA = Institutional Locksmiths' Association


MLA = Maryland Locksmith Association


SAVTA = Safe and Vault Technicians Association

Our Service Area:

Aberdeen, Abingdon, Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air, Beltsville, Bethesda, Bowleys, Quarters, Bowie, Brooklyn, Capitol Heights, Canton, Catonsville, Centreville, Chase, Chevy Chase, Clarksville, Cockeysville, College Park, Columbia, Crofton, Crownsville, Davidsonville, Dundalk, Dunkirk, Eastpoint, Edgemere, Edgewater, Edgewood, Elkridge, Elkton, Ellicott City , Fort Howard, Fort Meade, Essex, Federal Hill, Fells Point, Fort, Gaithersburg, Gibson Island, Glen Arm, Glen Burnie, Glenwood, Greenbelt, Gwynn Oak, Halethorpe, Hampstead, Hanover, Havre De Grace, Highlandtown, Hunt Valley, Hyattsville, Inner Harbor, Jarrettsville, Joppa, Lanham, Laurel, Linthicum, Lutherville, Marriottsville, Middle River, Millersville, Millers Island, North East, Northpoint, Nottingham, Odenton, Olney, Owings Mills, Parkton, Parkville, Pasadena, Perry Hall, Perryville, Phoenix, Pikesville, Randallstown, Reisterstown, Rockville, Rosedale, Savage, Severn, Severna Park, Silver Spring, Sykesville, Timonium, Towson, Westminster, White Marsh, Washington DC.

About 20 years ago I needed a locksmith for an eviction. Bear Lock was the closest geographically to the address involved. I have never regretted that call.

- Arlene Johnson

Had an issue with a restaurant safe not opening. I called Bob at Bear Lock and he was here within an hour. Very Friendly, knew his stuff

- Thomas Anderson

Found these guys via Google search and figured I'd give them a try... Man was I happy I did! Bob is super fast, super friendly and saved me some money compared to the competition. Now we use him for all of our locations lock and safe needs.

- Eli A.

If you need a locksmith in the Baltimore area, there are none with a higher degree of integrity or skill than Bob DeWeese. It is safe to say that he is not only the best safe man in the area, he is one of the best safe men in the country.

- Tom Appel

Wow-searched a bit for a good and honest locksmith . This man was it!!!

- Julie Eltingham