Emergency Services Personnel take their jobs seriously so it only makes sense that they expect the same out of their tools. By taking feedback from service professionals, Columbia River took several favored designs and enhanced their performance qualities even more through materials and features geared for heavy use and tough service. The renowned Kit Carson designed M16 knife series provides several optimum professional tool platforms from which we further developed products for your specialized needs. Know that you can count on the Columbia River M16 12ZE knife when you need it most. From the orange brightly colored reinforced glass filled nylon scales to the AutoLAWKS blade safety, they are ready for tough duty. All of the knives also have a tungsten carbide window breaker, seat belt cutter, and serrated edges for superior rope and fiber cutting, setting the tone as an industry standard for emergency service tools.