Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, NM

Updated on: May 13, 2022

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Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, Bernalillo County, County Jail

Adult

100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87151

New Mexico

http://www.bernco.gov/metropolitan-detention-center/

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The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is operated by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates that are awaiting trial and/or sentencing. It houses adults inmates. The jail also accepts inmates from surrounding municipalities, towns, and the U.S. Marshal’s Service.

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is a medium-security prison. The jail is divided into pods.

Bernalillo County Sheriffs Department - East Mountain Area Command

Address: 15 South Zamora Road, Tijeras, New Mexico, 87059

Phone: 505-281-1400

Email: [email protected]

Website: website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

There are no restrictions in terms of the amount of mail that an inmate at Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center can send or receive. However, there are strict rules regarding what is allowed. Only postcards are accepted.

Here is a list of items that are restricted from any and all mail, and which may be returned to sender as a result:

  • Stamps

  • Papers

  • Envelopes

  • Lipstick

  • Crayons

  • Glitter

  • Strings

  • Ribbon

  • Cash

  • Personal Checks

There are some other items that are prohibited, and you can check with the facility for more information.

You can send mail to inmates at this address:

Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center

100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87151

Sending Money

One way to send money to an inmate is by sending a money order addressed to the inmate. This will take longer than other methods. You should call Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center for more information about where to send the money order. Usually, the money order is made out to the name of the inmate.

You should be able to walk in and deposit money into an inmate’s account, as well.

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center may have an agreement with a third-party company that allows individuals to send care packages to inmates for a fee. These care packages can be ordered online and are delivered directly to the inmate, as well.

The standard monthly limit an inmate can spend is around $300-$400.

Another option is to use a debit/credit card and deposit funds into an inmate’s account. This can be accomplished by creating an account at jailatm.com.

Phone calls

Inmates have access to a phone every day from 8 AM to 11 PM. However, the phone service provider for the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is Amtel, so you will need to direct any questions or concerns to Amtel. The phone number for Amtel is 1-800-849-6081.

Visitation

No inmate can have more than two visitors at one time. Additionally, once a visitor exits a facility, they will not be allowed to re-enter. Visitors at Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center are expected to adhere to a code of conduct, and no contact is permitted during visits.

Female inmates can schedule visitation through their jail supervisor. Male inmates have visitation hours of 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Fridays.

Only adults (over the age of 18) are permitted. You can find an inmate visitation request form here: http://www.gcso.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Inmate-Visitation-Request-8.17.17.pdf This form has to be filled out prior to any visitation. It must be filled out before 5 PM on the Thursday prior to the week of any planned visit.

There is a strict dress code with regard to visitors. Visitors cannot wear the following:

  1. Hats

  2. Caps

  3. Tank Tops

  4. Bandanas

  5. Scarves

  6. Spandex

  7. Tight-fitting clothing

They also cannot bring food and/or drink into the facility, as well. They cannot bring in backpacks, tote bags, sunglasses, hats, or wallets, either.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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