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Updated on: January 13, 2021

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About Chaves County Detention Center

Chaves County Detention Center is located in Roswell, New Mexico.

All inmates in this facility are held in dormitories. This facility Keeps Who have medical issues, that can not be placed in the general in general public in their 100-bed long-term care unit.

Chaves County Detention Center
Facility Name
Chaves County Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203
Postal Code
New Mexico
Chaves County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Chaves County Sheriffs Office

Mike Herrington
1 Saint Mary's Place, Roswell, New Mexico, 88203

Inmate Search

On their website, the Chaves County Detention Center has a public inmate list. These records can be searched by the inmate's last name or by date confined. However, all lists are for people currently serving time in the Chaves County Detention Center. 

When doing a successful inmate search you will be able to see the inmate’s personal identifying information, along with their mugshot, what agency arrested them, Where they got arrested and what charges they are on.

Sending a Mail

Chaves County Detention Center inmates are allowed to receive letters. If you want to send a letter to an inmate you will have to send it to the address listed below: 

Inmate's Full Name, ID Number
Chaves County Detention Center
3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203

Make sure you put your return address on the envelope before sending it. Stamps or envelopes are not allowed to be sent with your letters. These items will be either thrown away or returned to you if they are sent. 

Inmates at the Chaves County Detention Center are allowed to get books, magazines and newspapers in the mail. If you would like to send an inmate any of these items, make sure you have them sent directly from the book store or publisher to the jail. All books will need to be new and paperback. Used and hardcover books are not allowed to be sent to the jail. 

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Sending Money

If you would like to fund an inmate's commissary account, you can do so by sending money orders via US Mail. 

There is a kiosk in the Chaves County Detention Center lobby that you can use to deposit funds into their account.  The kiosk in the lobby only accepts cash, at this current time. However, there is a service fee of $2.50 per transaction to use this service. The kiosk is available to use 24 hours a day.

Phone Calls

Paytel Communication contracts with the Chaves County Detention Center for their phone services. Inmates at the Chaves County Detention Center access these phones easily. These phones are payphones. Inmates are allowed to make phone calls, however, they are not allowed to receive calls. 

All phone calls at the Chaves County Detention Center are monitored and recorded. Three-way calling is prohibited for the inmates to use. Inmates are only allowed to 15-minutes phone calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any fees associated with the collect call. 

Visiting Rules

The Chaves County Detention Center visitations are Monday through Friday from 7pm to 8pm. 

On the inmates approved visitor sheet an adult must be listed. You will need to show your government ID before visiting. Visitations are only for adults (18 and up). 

Visitations are set up by each pod day. Inmates are allowed to have visitors on their pod day.

Chaves County Prison Statistics

Chaves County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Jail 295
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 5
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 3
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison -

Chaves County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population 2
Latino Jail Population 190
Asian Jail Population 1
Black Jail Population 5
White Jail Population 100

Chaves County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Population 298
Female Jail Population 48
Total Jail Admissions 5,000
Male Jail Population 250

Chaves County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 29
Pretrial Jail Population 260
Male Pretrial Jail Population 126

Chaves County Prison Admissions

Latino Prison Admissions 147
Female Prison Admissions 30
Native Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 10
Other Prison Admissions 5
Male Prison Admissions 193
White Prison Admissions 61
Total Prison Admissions 223
Asian Prison Admissions -


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