Valencia County Detention Center, NM Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Valencia County Detention Center

505-565-8900

436 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM, 87031

http://www.co.valencia.nm.us/departments/detentioncenter/Adult_detention.html

The Valencia County Detention Center is a medium-security facility that serves all of Valencia County.

Valencia County Detention Center will house adults only, does not matter if they are male or female. Most of the inmates that come into the Valencia County Detention Center are inmates who have just been arrested or inmates who are going through their court hearings.

Valencia County Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Valencia County Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 436 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM, 87031
Phone 505-565-8900
City Los Lunas
Postal Code 87031
State New Mexico
County Valencia County
Official Website http://www.co.valencia.nm.us/departments/detentioncenter/Adult_detention.html

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates love to receive letters from their loved ones and to hear what they have been up to while they are finishing out their sentence in the Valencia County Detention Center.

You can send inmates letters, but you need to ensure that you have your return address on them as well as make sure you do not have any of the following:

  • Drawings

  • Using of Crayons

  • Stickers

  • Stamps, Envelopes, Paper

You should know that all incoming mail will be opened and checked in the mailroom of the Valencia County Detention Center prior to being given to the inmate it is officially addressed to.

The Valencia County Detention Center has the right to dispose of any mail that does not follow their guidelines.

Sending Money

Inmates may request you to deposit money onto their books for a variety of reasons. The main reason why an inmate will ask you for money is so they can purchase various items they need/want from the Valencia County Detention Center commissary or what is also known as the canteen.

The commissary sells the following items:

  • Beverages

  • Snacks

  • Clothing

  • Entertainment Items

  • Personal Hygiene Care

To deposit money into an inmate's account, the easiest way is to come down to the Valencia County Detention Center with a money order. From there they will be able to collect it and the funds will be in the inmates account within a day or two.

Phone calls

The Valencia County Detention Center is like most other county facilities in a way that they only provide inmates one way to call home. For an inmate to call home, they will have to make a collect call.

Collect calls are not always the best as they are not cost-effective, but they also cannot be received on a cell phone. For you to receive a collect call, you will need to have a landline installed in your home.

You should also remember that you, the receiver of the phone call will be the party that is in charge for paying the fee for call from the Valencia County Detention Center.

Visitation

The Valencia County Detention Center offers its inmates to receive visitors on weekdays, Mondays through Fridays. Visitors are permitted to come into the Valencia County Detention Center between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

Visitors will need to have their government-issued identification card such as their driver’s license to be allowed in to visit any inmate.

If you are bringing a juvenile under the age of 16, they will always need to be accompanied by you during the duration of the visit. You cannot leave the juvenile alone at any given time.

You must consent to being searched prior to being brought into the facility.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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