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Western New Mexico Correctional Facility; Grants / New Mexico Prisons
Western New Mexico Correctional Facility; Grants
P.O. Drawer 250
Grants, New Mexico 87020
(505) 287-7558 Fax
Warden: Lupe Martinez Marshall
Western New Mexico Correctional Facility (WNMCF) is located in Cibola County, Grants, New Mexico, a community of approximately 10,000 residents. The facility, when originally opened, was designed to house male and female inmates, which it did until 1989. The facility served as the Reception and Diagnostic facility for the state unit this mission changed again in July of 1999.
After adding a minimum unit/ outside work detail unit in 1985, and an additional one hundred twenty-five (125) beds by double-bunking the minimum restrict Level II division of the facility. The design capacity increased to the current 428 beds. Western New Mexico Correctional Facility’s mission includes housing multi-security convicted adult male offenders in Levels II, III, and IV custody status.
Opened: October 1984
Level: II, III, and IV
Avg. Daily Population: 409
Avg. Inmate Age: 32
Level II Inmates Wed. - Sun. 8:30am – 3:30pm
Level III Inmates Wed., Fri. & Sat. 8:30am – 3:30pm
Level IV Inmates On a rotating schedule for each pod, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. Visiting for this unit is broken down to two hours for each pod, and is rotated on a monthly basis. Visitors are asked to call ahead of time for the current visiting schedule for Level IV.