The Chaves County Detention Center is situated in Roswell, New Mexico. The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is the agency behind overseeing the day to day operations for the Chaves County Detention Center.
The Chaves County Detention Center is a medium-security facility. The facility only houses adult male and adult female inmates. The facility does not house any juvenile inmates. The juvenile inmates are housed in a separate facility somewhere else in the county.
The Chaves County Detention Center accepts inmates from other law enforcement agencies on a local, state, and even federal level. The facility frequently takes inmates from the Roswell Police Department since they do not have their own personal long-term lockup. The facility operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Majority of the inmates in the Chaves County Detention Center are inmates currently waiting for their trial to start, going through their trial, or inmates waiting to be sentenced. There are a handful of inmates in the facility that are serving out their sentence. Inmates who are serving out their sentence will have a sentence of two years or less. If an inmate is sentenced to a sentence for more than two years, they will be transferred to state prison.
An inmate in the Chaves County Detention Center will have the opportunity to become a trusted inmate. A trusted inmate will be offered a position inside the facility. This position can be laundry personnel, a kitchen worker, or an orderly. This position will come with a small salary where an inmate can purchase items from the canteen and the inmate may also have a few days shaved off of their sentence as well.
Chaves County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||P.O. Box 1396#1 Saint Mary's Place, East WingRoswell, NM 88202-1396|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Chaves County Detention Center
3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203
Chaves County Detention Center Prison Information
|Jail Name||Chaves County Detention Center|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||3701 South Atkinson Avenue, Roswell, NM, 88203|
|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|