How to find the Officer's Lockbox key in Dead Island 2

How to find the Officer's Lockbox key in Dead Island 2
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton

Published 

9th May 2023 14:19

If you need to know how to find the Dead Island 2 Officer's Lockbox key location, you've come to the right place, as we'll cover the map location and the exact steps to grab it below. 

Across Dead Island 2, you can find a multitude of unique keys that open specific locked containers, allowing you to grab new weapons, upgrades, cash, resources, and much more. Any Slayer looking to survive the undead will need to locate some of these due to how powerful the loot is, so if you're in Venice Beach, it may be worth tracking down the Officer's Lockbox key.

So, check out how to find the Officer's Lockbox key in Dead Island 2

Where is the Officer's Lockbox key?

an image of the Dead Island 2 map showing the Officers Lockbox key location
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The Dead Island 2 Officer's Lockbox key can be used on the Officer's Secure Lockbox, which is found located in the armory of the Venice Beach police station

Before you can trigger the zombie who holds the Officer's Lockbox key to spawn, you'll first need to meet certain criteria in the game

How to find the Officer's Lockbox key

Once you make your way to Venice Beach as part of the main story, you'll be directed into a safehouse called the Blue Crab where you can pick up more quests.

  • One of the NPCs here will offer a side quest called Cold Pork, which tasks you with breaking into the overrun police station and grabbing some guns. 
  • At this point, you won't be able to find the Officer's Lockbox key location in Dead Island 2 just yet - so follow the quest to unlock the police station and its armoury. 

a screenshot of Dead Island 2 gameplay showing the Officer McKenzie zombie
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  • Once the Cold Pork quest is complete, head back toward the police station and head west to the beach. You should encounter a named zombie called Officer McKenzie, who is holding the Dead Island 2 Officer's Lockbox key.
  • Kill him to grab the key from his corpse, and then head back into the police station to open the Officer's Secure Lockbox and take the weapon inside. 

That's all for our explainer of how to find the Dead Island 2 Officer's Lockbox key location, and now you know where to find Officer McKenzie.

If you want another locked container in Venice Beach, check out the Dead Island 2 Lifeguard Hut Safe key location

For more Dead Island 2 guides, keep reading GGRecon.

Tarran is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. He previously wrote reviews for his college newspaper before studying Media and Communication at university. His favourite genres include role-playing games, strategy games, and boomer shooters - along with anything indie. You can also find him in the pit at local hardcore shows.

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