List Of Prison Facilities in New Mexico

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in New Mexico. The state of New Mexico has 168 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



258 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

New Mexico has a staggering imprisonment rate of 258 per 100,000 people. A total of 11,983 people are currently incarcerated in New Mexico. 11,682 other convicts are on probation and 2,725 are on parole. View recent arrests in New Mexico.

Search any prison in New Mexico using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

New Mexico Prison and Jail System

New Mexico has 58 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. New Mexico also has 5 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 8 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 96 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In New Mexico By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 11,682
Parole 2,725
Life Sentence 798
Total Incarcerated 11,983

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 4,896
Female 537

How To Use The New Mexico Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in New Mexico has never been easier, we have 168 prisons in New Mexico. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in New Mexico. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In New Mexico

You can visit an Inmate in New Mexico only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

New Mexico DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Money Order: send a money order to the inmate's facility using their inmate id and facility address. Eg inmate address:
    Inmate Name, ID Number Facility Name PO Box or Street address City, State, zip code
  2. you can also send Cashier's Cheque through USPS using the above address style.

Contact An Inmate in New Mexico by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In New Mexico

168 Facilities in New Mexico are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In New Mexico

This is full list of prisons in New Mexico. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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