Chaves County Detention Center Information

3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203

Chaves County Detention Center is a medium security county jail located in city of Roswell, Chaves County, NM. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under New Mexico state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by New Mexico Department of Corrections (NMCD)

Below we have given information about the Chaves County Detention Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Chaves County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name :Chaves County Detention Center
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203
Contact Numbers:575-624-6517
Postal Code:88203
State :New Mexico
County:Chaves County
Jail Webpage://

Chaves County Detention Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Chaves County Detention Center, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on New Mexico statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 575-624-6517.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Chaves County Detention Center make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
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
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 4 nearby jails/prisons

Chaves County Juvenile Detention Center

119 East Fourth Street, Roswell, NM, 88201 575-624-6519

New Mexico Military Institute Police Jail

101 West College Boulevard, Roswell, NM, 88201 575-624-8421

Roswell Police Jail

128 West Second Street, Roswell, NM, 88201 575-624-6770

Chaves County Detention Center

3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203 575-624-6517

Other Prison Types

Select the type of prison


If you have visited Craig County Jail recently or have any experience to share, fill the comment section below.