New Mexico Criminal Records

Your New Mexico state guide to courts, police, jails, crime data, records, and more.


About New Mexico

With 2,055,287 residents as of 2012, New Mexico is number 37 in the country by population and number 5 by land size, occupying 121,298 square miles.


New Mexico Criminal Records Search

You can feel confident and secure when conducting a criminal records search . The results may include court records, business records, arrest records and more. We have a vast nationwide database - the records you search for may include New Mexico state and county records and any other geographic location the person has lived or worked.



In the USA, crime laboratories, which use forensic science to examine evidence, may be publicly or privately operated. Private labs typically do not respond to crime scenes to collect evidence. Most states have their own crime labs. Our crime lab listings show all private and public facilities in New Mexico.

Crimelab Name
City
Phone
New Mexico Office of the Medical InvestigatorAlbuquerque(515) 272-3053

Being involved in an investigative process and not having anonymity is a direct deterrent to having people provide important information about criminal activity. Crime Stoppers programs provide this anonymity, allowing community members to provide helpful information. We have an alphabetical listing of Crime Stoppers programs in New Mexico.

CrimeStoppers Program
City
Phone
Albuquerque Metro Crime StoppersAlbuquerque(505) 843-7867
Chaves County Crime StoppersRoswell888-594-8477
Curry County Crime StoppersClovis(575) 763-7000
Las Cruces / Dona Ana County Crime StoppersLas Cruces(800)-222-TIPS
Mckinley County Crime StoppersGallup800-432-6933
San Juan County Crime StoppersFarmington(505) 334-8477
Santa Fe County Crime StoppersSanta Fe(505) 955-5050
Taos County Crime StoppersTaos(575) 758-4258
Tucumcari Crime StoppersTucumcari(505) 461-3507

Jails, unlike federally- or state-run prisons, are operated locally, by cities and counties. These are short term facilities, and hold misdemeanants sentenced to terms of one year or less, or inmates awaiting trial on the local level. Our data shows that the 10 jails below are the largest, by average inmate population, in New Mexico.

Average Inmate Population
Facility
City
2,278BERNALILLO CO/CITY DETENTION CENTERAlbuquerque
859DONA ANA COUNTY DETENTION CENTERLas Cruces
250EDDY COUNTY JAILCarlsbad
231GALLUP-MCKINLEY ADULT DETENTION CENTERGallup
280LEA COUNTY JAILLovington
394LUNA COUNTY JAILDeming
237OTERO COUNTY JAILAlamogordo
602SAN JUAN COUNTY DETENTION CENTERAztec
373SANDOVAL COUNTY JAILBernalillo
750TORRANCE COUNTY DETENTION FACILITYEstancia