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About the Department

The New Mexico Corrections Department strives to strengthen New Mexico communities through the operation of safe prison facilities, effective community supervision, and community involvement. Our goal is to provide those entrusted to our care with opportunities for positive personal growth and self-development through our various initiatives. Under the strong leadership of our Governor and our Secretary, the vision of the Corrections Department is to make a confident and lasting impact on the wellbeing and strength of our great state.

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Stephanie Schardin Clarke

Cabinet Secretary: Alisha Tafoya Lucero

Alisha Tafoya Lucero has nearly two decades of experience in the New Mexico Corrections Department, beginning in 2001 as a classification officer. She has served as Deputy Warden and Interim Warden of the Penitentiary of New Mexico and Interim Warden of Springer Correctional Facility. She is a member of the American Correctional Society and a graduate of the Probation-Parole Officer Academy. Tafoya Lucero earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of New Mexico.

Contact Information

4337 NM 14, Santa Fe NM 87508

P.O. Box 27116, Santa Fe NM 87502-0116

Central office:  (505) 827-8645
Fax: (505) 827-8533

For a full listing of contact information, please visit https://www.cd.nm.gov/contact-us/ 

Latest News

Information regarding ongoing food delivery efforts to food-insecure New Mexicans during the pandemic.

ALBUQUERQUE — The State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, Human Services Department and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) are working together in a public-private partnership to feed more than 3,000 New Mexicans who are food...