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02/26/2021

The Metropolitan Detention Center has been made aware of a potential “Bail Bond scam” involving the victim by calling them on the phone and telling them that their family member has been arrested.
Callers are requesting that friends or fam... Read More


12/03/2020

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will be launching a new offender management system replacing the current inmate record management system, E*Justice. The new offender management system will go live on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.

The new offender mana... Read More


12/01/2020

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) is trying to locate 99 former inmates to return misappropriated money that should have been refunded to the inmates when they were released from MDC between 2013 through 2019.

In February 2019, MDC records staff... Read More


10/29/2020

Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Chief Greg Richardson presented a coronavirus (COVID-19) response update to the Board of County Commissioners during Tuesday night’s County Commission meeting.

The presentation provides a thorough explanation ... Read More


10/12/2020

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) is now using new fogger equipment to disinfect large areas of the jail to protect staff and inmates from the coronavirus (COVID-19).

“We understand that safety of the inmates we are entrusted to care for a... Read More


09/29/2020

The Metropolitan Detention Center is hosting the Bernalillo County Government Virtual Career Fair and Hiring event October 5, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Login from your smartphone, tablet or computer to participate.

Learn more about exciting... Read More


07/24/2020

On Monday July 27, 2020, the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will host a government virtual career fair and hiring event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Interested applicants can login by smartphone, tablet or computer to participate. Par... Read More


07/01/2020

Bernalillo County Commissioners recently approved a new agreement with the Keefe Commissary Group for the commissary and deposit services for the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Family and friends now have a new, more convenient way to make deposits in... Read More


06/24/2020

Three new positive cases of coronavirus COVID-19 have been identified at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC).

On June 20, an MDC officer, working in the facility, tested positive for COVID-19. The officer, tested June 18, received positive te... Read More


05/13/2020

As a result of the facility-wide testing, conducted by the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH), MDC has been made aware of a staff member who has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The officer is asymptomatic and has been sent home to self... Read More


04/15/2020

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Commissioners concur with County Manager Julie Morgas Baca’s choice of Greg Richardson as the new chief of the Metropolitan Detention Center – effective May 10.

The current chief, Ralph Fernandez... Read More


04/09/2020

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will return isolated and quarantined inmates to general population after they all tested negative for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Nearly 80 MDC inmates were tested for COVID-19 this week and all of the tests cam... Read More


04/03/2020

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) is still hiring and training correctional officers.

To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to those who are most vulnerable, New Mexico is one of the many states that has implemented stay-at-ho... Read More


04/02/2020

Bernalillo County – The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) has recommended that the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) go into lockdown status while DOH tests close to 80 inmates for COVID-19.

One inmate tested positive for COVID-19 March 29... Read More


03/30/2020

A Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) inmate has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The jail learned of the positive test yesterday. The inmate is isolated at MDC receiving treatment from the jail’s medical team.

The 39-year old male in... Read More


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