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Metropolitan Detention Center
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    Location:

    100 Deputy Dean Miera Dr. SW
    Albuquerque, NM 87151

    Phone:

    (505) 839-8700

    Hours:

    Administrative Offices: 
    Monday - Friday 
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    MDC Information Desk:
    8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    Email:

    mdc@bernco.gov

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    How to Deposit Money into an MDC Inmate's Account

    Deposit Money in Person at MDC

    • Cash or credit/debit can be used to deposit funds in lobby kiosks
    • Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
    • If using cash, bring exact amount for deposit only
    • If inmate owes facility money, they will not show up in the kiosk system
    • No money orders accepted
    • Minimum deposit required is $5
    • No change will be given

    Deposit Money at 1 Civic Plaza NW (City Hall) 

    • Deposits accepted at the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office, in the basement
    • Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays only (closed weekends and major holidays)
    • Cash only, minimum $5
    • Need valid government-issued form of ID (driver's license, passport, military ID, etc.)
    • Must verify deposit details before leaving the window; no changes can be made after leaving the window

    Money by Mail

    • All money sent through the mail shall be addressed to “MDC Attn: Cash Accounting”
    • Money received can only be in the form of a money order and shall not exceed $100.00 (Western Union also limited to $100.00)
    • All money orders shall be made payable to MDC with the inmate’s name and booking number in the memo section
    • Any money by mail that does not follow the above criteria will be returned to sender
    • Please note that cashier’s checks are not accepted
    • Send to:
      • MDC c/o Cash Accounting
      • 100 Deputy Dean Miera Dr. SW
      • Albuquerque, NM 87151
    • Please allow 5-7 business days to process
    • Cashier's checks, tribal and any non-correctional facility checks (tax returns, income assistance checks, insurance payments/settlements) not accepted

    Deposit Money Online 

    • To start the process, go to Access Corrections 
    • Select facility and inmate
    • If inmate owes facility money, they will not show up in the online system
    • All inmate account information is confidential
    • Access Corrections has informed MDC that effective February 18, 2019 their Deposit/Payment Service fees for phone and web deposits will be increasing. Please contact Access Corrections directly at the website above for more information.

       

     

     

     

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