Utah Code Ann. 67-20-4
County Sheriff Can Approve Government Volunteer Worker for Search and Rescue
A county sheriff in Utah can approve a volunteer for law enforcement related assistance during an emergency search and rescue situation.
Approval of volunteer
(2) When the county sheriff determines that a search and rescue emergency situation exists that requires law enforcement action, the county sheriff may approve a volunteer who offers to donate a service for any law enforcement related activity conducted in response to the emergency situation.