New Mexico

Map of New Mexico with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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460

920

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Statewide among incarcerated people

Cases

Cumulative Case Rate

Data Grade

State Facilities

2,994

39%

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

679

>100%

Statewide among staff

Cases

Data Grade

State Facilities

Unavailable

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

Unavailable

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

County Jails

920159

Lea County Correctional Facility

State Facilities

762--

San Juan County Adult Detention Center

County Jails

65739

Dona Ana County Detention Center

County Jails

54198

Otero County Prison Facility

State Facilities

473--

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in New Mexico. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of June 14, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    Systemwide only

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    No

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
New MexicoStatewide prisonsGovernor4/6/2020116700Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence
New MexicoStatewide prisonsGovernor6/27/202060Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence

Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
ICE Torrance County Detention FacilityTorrance5/12/2020 - 5/15/2020Hunger strikers in ICE detention protesting prison conditionsHunger StrikeExternalSanitation improvements
Northwest New Mexico Correctional CenterCibola3/20/2020People incarcerated at the Northwestern New Mexico Correctional CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
San Juan County Adult Detention CenterSan Juan7/13/2020People incarcerated at San Juan County Adult Detention CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalTesting procedures