Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, NM Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: June 18, 2020

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505-839-8700
100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87151
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

In Albuquerque, New Mexicois where you will find theBernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is also referred to as the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office. Up to 3200 inmates can be held in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

While being economical the goal of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is to supply inmates with all the resources that they need. 

The way the jail operates surpasses national and state standards. 

How to Find Someone in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center.  Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department does.

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center roster open to the general public by the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department official website.

By using the information below you will be able to do a Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmate search:

  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Last Name
  • Booking Date
  • Booking Number

You will see the information below when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Inmate’s Full Name
  • Address
  • Charges
  • Status
  • Booking Number
  • Sex
  • Mugshots

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. For safety reasons all letters sent to the jail are examined be the jail employees. The letters will get passed out to the inmates after the jail employees check them.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to sent when sending things to the prison along with your letters. You are not allowed to send the items listed below:

•    Gang-related Material
•    Plastic
•    Metal
•    Polaroids
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Glitter
•    Confetti
•    Perfume
•    Envelopes
•    Pencils
•    Pens
•    Writing Paper
•    Stamps
•    Music Cards
•    Lipstick/Lipgloss/Chapstick
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines sent to them. All books, newspaper and magazines will need to be sent straight from the publisher or the bookstore to the jail. You are allowed to have these items sent from Amazon. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. All used and hardcover books that are sent, will get sent back to sender. 

The inmate's mailing address in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is:

Inmate's First & Last Name and Number 
100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87151

Sending Money

Inmates in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center will need funds to make purchases from the commissary. There are several different ways you can transfer funds into an inmate's account. 

There is a kiosk in the jail lobby that accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash that you can use. This service is available during the jail's business hours. The TouchPay kiosk accepts credit, debit, or cash. 

If it is more convenient for you, you can also go to TouchPay website to deposit funds. You can make a deposit by calling TouchPay at 1-866-232-1899. you will be able to use your credit or debit card there.

The charges are listed below:

$0 between $20.00: $2.95 charge
$20.01 between $100.00: $4.45 charge
$101.01 between $300.00: $5.95 charge

Phone calls

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During their phone time, inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. Inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will be terminated as soon as the 15-minutes is over.

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmate's to use. If an inmate is caught using any of these features the call will get disconnected right away. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.  

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmates are only able to make collect calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from a landline. You will not be able to receive any of the collect calls from a mobile phone. The individual receiving the collect calls is the one responsible for any and all fees associated with the collect calls. The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is not accountable for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Email

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. Inmates are not able to stay in touch using any electronic messaging systems. You will need to send a written letter to the address listed above in order to keep in touch with inmates in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center.

Visiting Rules

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to go into the visitation area you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport. 

Make sure to keep all of your personal belongings in your vehicle. None of your personal belongings are allowed in the visitation area. 

All visits in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center are video visits and are through Securus. Contact visits are not allowed at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

Make sure to schedule a visitation in advance. An on-site and off-site visit can be scheduled here. 

Bernalillo County Sheriffs Department

Address: 400 Roma Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102
Phone: 505-768-4100
Fax: 505-468-7299
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.bernco.gov/bernalillo-county-sheriff/

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center
100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87151

Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center Information

Jail Name Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87151
Phone 505-839-8700
City Albuquerque
Postal Code 87151
State New Mexico
County Bernalillo County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

How Often Can I Visit?

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center inmates are allowed to get visitors. Using the link above you will be able to schedule your visitation. The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center Views visitations as a privilege, not a right. 

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