State Prisons in new mexico

Clicking on any of the New Mexico facilities below will direct you to an information page with Inmate Search, Visitation, Mail, Phone, Email, Most Wanted and FAQ for families and friends.


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New Mexico Corrections Department - Prisons & Inmate Search

New Mexico maintains their own state prison system; eight state-run facilities which consist of every security level; maximum, medium, and minimum, as well as two privately run facilities.

The New Mexico Corrections Department is where offenders are sent that have been convicted of felony crimes of murder, rape, assault, serious thefts and drug related offenses. These are offenses of at least one year, and all the way up to life imprisonment. New Mexico abolished the death penaly in 2009.

Go here for full instructions on using the New Mexico Corrections Department Inmate Search, as well as for the Bureau of Prisons inmates and ICE detainees

The New Mexico Juvenile Community Corrections oversees thirteen detention centers, residential centers and prevention programs for juvenile offenders who have been convicted of crimes and sentenced to detention or personal rehabilitation, or are awaiting their court dates.

To search for an inmate or juvenile offender, or learn how to communicate with an inmate in the New Mexico Corrections Department or Juvenile Community Corrections, start by choosing from the list of facilities below.

Each prison you click on below will provide specific, detailed information about the facility's: 

  • inmate search,
  • location,
  • contact information,
  • directions,
  • inmate visitation,
  • mail,
  • phone accounts,
  • money accounts,
  • commissary,
  • texting and emailing where available, and
  • inmate tablet rental where available.