Otero County Detention Center

Otero County Detention Center, NM Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: June 14, 2021
State
New Mexico
City
Alamogordo
Postal Code
88310
County
Otero County
Phone Number
575-437-6420
Location
1958 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Alamogordo, NM, 88310

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The Otero County Detention Center is a medium-security facility in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

The Otero County Detention Center serves all of Otero County. Anyone that is arrested within Otero County will be brought to the Otero County Detention Center.

The Otero County Detention Center releases and receives inmates daily. Most inmates in the Otero County Detention Center will not be in the facility for the long-term. The Otero County Detention Center keeps a small percentage of these inmates. Typically, if an inmate has been sentenced to under 2 years, they will stay in the Otero County Detention Center.

Otero County Sheriffs Department

Address
3208 North White Sands Boulevard, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 88310
Phone
575-437-2210
Fax
575-443-2937
Website
website

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive written letters from you. Inmates love when they get a letter. Mail time is one of the few privileges they look forward to every day.

When sending a letter do not do the following:

  • Use Crayons

  • Use Colored Pencils/Pens

  • Draw

  • Lipstick Stains

  • Cologne/Perfume Stains

  • Add Extra Stamps, Envelopes, Writing Paper

  • Use Staples

  • Use Glitter

  • Use Paper Clips

Sending Money

Is an inmate asking you to send money to them so they can purchase various items they need from the commissary?

Did you know the inmates are on their own when it comes to personal hygiene products and the like?

Yes, you read that right. Inmates in the Otero County Detention Center will need money to purchase various items from the commissary.

What you can do is come down to the Otero County Detention Center and send in a money order with the inmate’s name.

It will take around 3 business days or so before the money will be officially deposited into the inmates account. You will want to deposit money into the inmates account prior to them needing it.

Phone calls

If you would like to receive a call from an inmate in the Otero County Detention Center. You will need to have a landline phone. The Otero County Detention Center only permits inmates in their facility to make collect calls meaning you won’t be able to get them if you only have a cell phone.

All calls are limited to 15-minutes. You will not be permitted to use any call features your phone may have including call forwarding, call waiting, and three-way calling.

Visitation

Not being able to see your loved one when you want to be probably one of the hardest things you will have to do while they are in the Otero County Detention Center.

You should know that you will be permitted to visit an inmate during Monday through Friday between 9 am to 6 pm.

However, you should also know all visits in the Otero County Detention Center are non-contact.

What is a non-contact visit you may ask?

A non-contact visit will be where you sit on one side of a glass partition and the inmate sits on the other side. You will not get the chance to hug, kiss, or shake hands with the inmate.

Please note that just because the visitation hours are weekdays does not mean you will be permitted to visit if the inmate is currently in court or being transported to or from the Otero County Detention Center.

You should always bring your identification card with you when you are planning to visit. You will not be let into the facility without your identification card handy.

Also, keep all your belongings in your vehicle. You will not be permitted to bring anything in the Otero County Detention Center with you.

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

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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