By Knives Illustrated Staff
Photography by Larry Atil

Emergencies come in many forms. From being locked in an overturned vehicle, to a family trapped in a burning building, to facing a crazed attacker, a tactical knife fills the position of “first responder” for numerous and varied crises.

Designed to utilize both a razor-sharp edge that will make short work of seat belts, straps and cordage, and a durable handle that can shatter car window glass, this tactical tool can mean the difference between life and possible death.

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