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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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    02/03/2020

    Bernalillo County is closer than ever to resolving the requirements of the 1995 McClendon v. City of Albuquerque lawsuit, reaching 62% compliance with all rated requirements.

    The McClendon v. City of Albuquerque lawsuit was filed in regards to conditi... Read More


    12/11/2019

    At its Dec. 11 administrative meeting the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized the Metropolitan Detention Center Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) staff for reaching full compliance under PREA. This is a tremendous accomplishment for ... Read More


    11/21/2019

    The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) has reached full compliance with federal standards under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

    The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 and is the first federal law of its kind, intended to deter the... Read More


    10/30/2019

    The Metropolitan Detention Center is upgrading its inmate phone system.

    As of Nov. 1, Bernalillo County’s inmate phone service contract will switch over from its current provider, Securus, to the new provider, GTL. GTL provides communication ser... Read More


    10/18/2019

    Beginning today, Oct. 18, 2019,  inmates and their family and friends have a new way to conduct video visitation at the Metropolitan Detention Center. The entire facility has undergone an upgrade to the visitation system, installing new tablet m... Read More


    05/23/2019

    Bernalillo County – Today the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, and Yearout Energy, unveiled the results of a comprehensive energy project at the facility.

    “Bernalillo County is pleased with the outcome of this energy projec... Read More


    02/18/2019

    Bernalillo County officials are excited to announce significant progress in the county’s efforts to resolve the requirements of the 1995 McClendon vs. City of Albuquerque lawsuit. This lawsuit was filed in regards to conditions at the former Be... Read More


    02/07/2019

    On Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will partner with NM Workforce Connection to hold a first responders job fair, with nearly a dozen other public safety, law enforcement and military agencies.

    Saturda... Read More


    01/25/2019

    On February 9, 2019, the Metropolitan Detention Center Recruiting Team along with New Mexico Workforce Connection is hosting a public safety-oriented career fair at New Mexico Workforce Connection, 501 Mountain Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 from ... Read More


    01/25/2019

    The Bernalillo County Commission has approved the first phase of funding for a new jail management system for the Metropolitan Detention Center and Youth Services Center.

    Commissioners greenlighted approximately $2.2 million toward the purchase and op... Read More


    12/14/2018

    On Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will hold a holiday party for the children of the inmates currently housed at the facility. The event will be held at the South Valley Multi-Purpose Center.

    This is ... Read More


    11/15/2018

    On Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will hold a job fair, with nearly two dozen other public safety, law enforcement and military agencies.

    The event will be held at the Paradise Hills Community Center,... Read More


    09/26/2018

    Deputy Chief of Security, Ralph Fernandez, will become the new chief of the Metropolitan Detention Center when Chief Greg Rees retires on Nov. 2, 2018 -- a move the county believes will continue the stability and progress made under Chief Rees’... Read More


    08/27/2018

    An ongoing maintenance project at the Metropolitan Detention Center will impact inmate visits and phone systems intermittently during the week of Aug. 27, 2018.

    Intermittent power outages will occur throughout MDC beginning in the mid-afternoon Tuesda... Read More


    08/01/2018

    On Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) will hold a graduation ceremony for the 211th cadet class.

    Fifteen cadets have passed MDC’s rigorous corrections officer academy and will be sworn in to begin t... Read More


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