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New Mexico Corrections Department

Updated on: March 24, 2023

New Mexico Corrections Department manages and operates all the state prison in New Mexico.
To search for an inmate in New Mexico Corrections Department follow the steps given below:


Navigate to inmate search page


Enter all valid data in the required fields.


Click on ‘Search’ button.

New Mexico Inmate Search DOC Information

Authority New Mexico Corrections Department
Website link
Inmate Search link
Address 4337 NM 14, Santa Fe NM 87508 P.O. Box 27116, Santa Fe NM
Phone (505) 827-8645
Fax (505) 827-8533

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New Mexico, a southwestern state in the United States, is home to several correctional facilities. When a loved one is incarcerated, it can be a difficult and emotional experience for their family and friends. Fortunately, New Mexico provides several inmate lookup options to help families stay connected with their incarcerated loved ones. 

Firstly, the New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD) is responsible for managing and maintaining the state's correctional facilities. The NMCD oversees prisons, juvenile facilities, and probation and parole services in New Mexico. The department aims to provide a safe and secure environment for both inmates and staff, as well as promoting rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates. 

There are several state prisons in New Mexico, with the largest being the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility, located in Los Lunas. This facility can house up to 1,200 inmates and offers a range of programs and services, such as education and vocational training, to help inmates successfully reintegrate into society upon release. Other major state prisons include the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Las Cruces and the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Grants. 

The New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD) provides an inmate lookup tool on their website, which allows you to search for inmates by name, NMCD number, or other identifying information. 

To conduct a search on the NMCD website, follow these steps: 

  1. Go to the NMCD website at
  2. Click on the "Offender Search" tab in the top menu bar. 
  3. Select "Inmate Lookup" from the dropdown menu. 
  4. Enter the inmate's name or NMCD number in the search fields. 
  5. If you don't have the inmate's full name or number, you can search by other identifying information, such as their date of birth or race. 
  6. Click the "Search" button to conduct the search. 
  7. The results will display the inmate's name, NMCD number, location, and other information. You can also view their photo and a list of their charges. 

In addition to state prisons, New Mexico also has county jails that house individuals awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences. County jails are managed by local sheriffs' offices, and each county may have different inmate lookup procedures. It's important to note that the NMCD only maintains information on state inmates, not county inmates. 

One useful tool for finding offenders in New Mexico state is the Vine platform. Vine stands for Victim Information and Notification Everyday and is a free, online service that provides up-to-date information on an inmate's custody status. To use the Vine platform in New Mexico, individuals can visit the website or call the toll-free number to register for notifications. Once registered, they will receive automatic updates on an inmate's release, transfer, or escape. Vine is a useful tool for staying informed and connected with incarcerated loved ones. 

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