Prison System Issues
NEW MEXICO List of Prisons Bernalillo County Metro Detention Center Cibola County Correctional Center Otero County Prison 10 Mcgregor Range Rd, Chaparral, NM 88081 San Juan County Government and Juvenile Probation 851 Andrea Dr., Farmington, NM 87401 Lea County Corrections Center Lincoln County Detention Center Luna County Detention Center New Mexico Department of Corrections Sandoval County Detention Center Santa Fe County Corrections Torrance County Detention COMMENTARY There is a close link between police officers and prisons.  Prisoners have established organized crime networks both inside and outside prisons.  There can be intolerable environments and personnel in prisons.  Prison riots explode off and on over the years for various reasons, including abuse of inmates, attempts at escaping and gang rivalries.  Various lawsuits involving abuse of inmates are have occurred off and on over the years. LINKS Albuquerque Journal (2015/10/03) Shortage of guards a threat to New Mexico prisons. By Dan Boyd. https://www.abqjournal.com/653912/shortage-of-guards-a-threat-to-new-mexico-prisons.html JRSA New Mexico - Mixing juveniles with adults http://www.jrsa.org/pubs/reports/sjsreport/new_mexico.html PBS (2018/01/27) New Mexico holds hundreds of people in prison past their release date. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/new-mexico-holds-hundreds-of-people-in-prison-past-their-release-date