Recruiting Section Mission Statement

To recruit candidates who are ethically and morally upstanding and who are most highly qualified for the prospective position. The recruiting section completes screening at the New Mexico Correction Department Training Academy every other Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the week in order to fulfill its mission. It recruits Correctional Officer candidates, as well as Probation and Parole Candidates.

Vicente Caballero

Vicente Caballero

Recruiting and International Section Chief

Office: 505.259.9856

To Apply for Correction Officer or Probation Parole positions please contact :

Yesenia Ramirez

Yesenia Ramirez

Instructor/Recruiter NMCTA

New Mexico Correction Department Application Process :

Important Announcements



Screening Weekly 

Please contact Yessenia Ramirez to schedule a screening date.


Additional Information


Academy Screen Packet

Please email packet to:


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Academy Screen Packet.

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Packet Instructions.

Academy Instructors

All instructors have completed a training-the-trainer course and have real-world experience in the courses they teach.

Advanced Training

provides post-academy training for corrections officers and probation and parole officers.


Certification by Waiver


Disqualifiers Protocol Policy


Physical Examination Paperwork and Release of Protected Health Information


Frequently asked Questions


New Mexico Corrections Department
4337 Highway 14
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508