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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


Carlos Lazarin

Carlos Lazarin

Deputy Warden

Randy Treadway

Randy Treadway

Deputy Warden

Prisoners and Animals Working for Success PAWS

Visitation Information  

To schedule a visit please email your information to snmcf.visitation@state.nm.us
The information you will need to provide is your full name, email address and the inmates name and number you are wanting to schedule a visit with.

For information regarding Visitation click here  

Download Visitation Policy and Information

Contact Us & Inmates


Phone (575)-523-3200 
Fax (575)-523-3349

Physical Address
1983 Joe R. Silva Boulevard
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88004-0639

After 3:30 PM Please use the following # (575)-523-3223 

Inmate mail information

For directions on sending mail to an inmate, click here


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.