CRS 24-32-2107.10 - Local and interjurisdictional disaster agencies and services.
(10) The sheriff of each county shall:
(a) Be the official responsible for coordination of all search and rescue operations within the sheriff's jurisdiction;
(b) Make use of the search and rescue capability and resources available within the county and request assistance from the division only when and if the sheriff determines such additional assistance is required.
(11) When authorized by the governor and executive director and approved by the director, expenses incurred in meeting contingencies and emergencies arising from search and rescue operations may be reimbursed from the disaster emergency fund.