Metropolitan Detention Center

Metropolitan Detention Center Officers Indicted

Sergeant Keith Brandon and Officer Johnathan Sandova were indicted on May 5, 2021, for the death of Vicente Villela. Both officers were placed on administrative leave.

Metropolitan Detention Center Virtual Recruitment Event

The Metropolitan Detention Center and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will hold a virtual recruitment event on May 13 at 2 p.m.

Metropolitan Detention Center Set to Roll Out Vaccinations to Inmate Population

The coordinated effort will bring in over 1000 vaccines affording the ability to vaccinate all inmates in custody who wish to receive a vaccine starting April 22, 2021.

Metropolitan Detention Center Warns Community of Telephone Bail Scam

MDC would like to stress to the community at no time will MDC call anyone to request payment for the release of any inmate.
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MDC Reaches Full Compliance under Prison Rape Elimination Act

MDC began the audit process in December 2018 and completed it in October 2019, when the facility received its full compliance rating.
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Our Location

Here’s how to get to the Metropolitan Detention Center

Arrest List

Inmates in jail
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Custody List

Inmates in jail
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Visiting Rules

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Visiting someone at MDC? You’ll need to know these rules


Public Records Request

For Metropolitan Detention Center records requests, please use Bernalillo County's Public Information Request form.

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