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Dona Ana County NM Juvenile Detention

County Juvenile

Last Updated: February 11, 2021
Address
1850 Cooper Loop PO Box 800, Las Cruces, NM 88004
Beds
50
County
Dona Ana
Phone
575-647-7680
Fax
575-647-7679

Dona Ana County NM Juvenile Detention is for County Juvenile offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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Dona Ana County NM Juvenile Detention basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 575-647-7680

The Dona Ana County NM Juvenile Detention is a medium to low-security detention center located at 1850 Cooper Loop
PO Box 800 Las Cruces, NM that is operated locally by the Juvenile Justice Department and holds youths awaiting the determination of punishment for the crimes which they are accused. Most of the adolescents are here for less than two years.


The 50-bed facility was built in 2000 and opened in 2001. Detention officers are stationed inside the housing unit dayrooms, directly supervising and observing the juveniles and their daily activities. Juveniles are housed in five different units. Each unit is designed to house ten juveniles. Four of the housing units consist of a dayroom, eight single-person cells and one two-person cell. The remaining unit consists of ten single-person cells, a dayroom and a small outside recreation area. It can be utilized as a maximum-security and/or special-management unit when needed.

The Las Cruces Public School District provides two full-time teachers for educational classes, allowing the juveniles to maintain their education while incarcerated and earn needed credits toward graduation. In addition, religious programming and life-skills classes are provided. Each detainee is allowed two half-hour family visits per week. Various counseling agencies are available for court-ordered counseling, and some provide individual counseling for detainees when such needs are identified. Recreational activities, commissary and library also are provided.

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Juvenile facilities overseen by Dona Ana County do not publish the names of the offenders housed in their facility. As such, there is no public forum for this information.

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Visitation Information

Visitation for a county or regional juvenile facility is limited to immediate family only. Mother, father, sisters, and brothers are allowed. The visitation rules are very strict, we suggest reaching out to the staff to get their specific limitations.

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