Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility

As part of a dynamic organization Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility(SNMCF) is dedicated to the highest attainable quality of excellence in corrections. It is our responsibility that every outcome produced contributes to the departmental mission of public safety. The employees of Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility are committed to serving the citizens of New Mexico with highest ethical standards.

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility (SNMCF) is located near Las Cruces, a community of approximately 80,000 in South-Central New Mexico. The facility was built on the west mesa overlooking the Mesilla Valley and Organ Mountains as a medium-security facility. In 1996, a minimum-restrict facility with a capacity of 330 opened, housing inmates now classified as Level II.

Ronald Martinez

Ronald Martinez


Keith Miller

Keith Miller

Deputy Warden, Administration

Oscar Trevizo

Oscar Trevizo

Deputy Warden

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Statewide Visitation Changes

Effective immediately, all in-person visitation is suspended until further notice.
This includes the suspension of contact, non-contact, and attorney visits in all prison facilities.

Video visitation is now available for approved visitors and all eligible inmates.
For information on setting up a video visit, please contact the facility directly.

For questions regarding NMCD’s response to COVID-19, please contact our Public Information Officer Eric Harrison at 505-382-3541  or

For information regarding NMCD’s response to COVID-19, click here 

Visitation Hours after COVID-19 suspension 


  • HU4A – 0800-1100 hours – Contact Visit
  • HU4B – 1200-1500 hours – Contact Visit


  • HU4A – 0800-1500 hours – Contact Visit


  • HU 1-A 0800-1500 – Contact Visit


  • HU1-A 0800-1500 – Contact Visit


  • General Population 0800-1500 – Contact


  • General Population 0800-1500 – Contact
  • Level IV + Restrictive Housing – Non Contact Visit


  • General Population 0800-1500 – Contact
  • Level IV + Restrictive Housing – Non Contact Visit

Inmates on Disciplinary status will not be allowed to visit

All Levels will be allowed to visit on ANY State recognized Holiday

Level II and III – Contact 
Level IV and Restrictive Housing – NON Contact Visits Only

Hospitality Center is open
Wednesday – Sunday & Holidays 8:30am to 3:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:30am – 3:30pm for Level II

In order to visit an inmate, you must be on the approved visitation list.

Download Visitation Policy and Information

Contact Us & Inmates

P.O. Box 639
1983 Joe R. Silva Boulevard
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88004-0639

Phone 575.523.3200 
Fax 575.523.3349

After 3:30 PM Please use the following # 575.523.3223

Send all mail for inmates to their location address above. Please make sure and put to their attention and their NMCD#. Inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls or any electronic correspondence.


How to put money on an inmate account?

An approved visitor can send a money order with the inmates name and number to the facility.