Metropolitan Detention Center

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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Metropolitan Detention Center Launches New Offender Management System

MDC is launching a new offender management system, which will go live on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.

Metropolitan Detention Center Seeks to Locate Former Inmates Impacted by Misappropriation of Inmate Funds

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.
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MDC Chief Addresses County Commission About COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts at Jail

MDC Chief Greg Richardson presented a COVID-19 response update on Oct. 27 to the Board of County Commissioners.
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BernCo Announces New Convenient MDC Commissary Deposit Services

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

Metropolitan Detention Center Begins Remote Inmate Video Visits

The Metropolitan Detention Center has enabled remote inmate visiting as of Thursday, March 19.

Metropolitan Detention Center/Youth Services Center Outline Steps to Minimize COVID-19 Impact on Staff and Inmates

Officials at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) have put the following guidelines in place to help to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

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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