Approved applicants only: a person wishing to visit an incarcerated individual must fill out an application prior to visiting. Applications can be picked up at the Sierra County Detention Facility located at 311 N Date, T or C, NM 87901.
The application process may take up to 3 business days for approval. The application must be returned to the Facility filled out completely with a current Drivers License or other photo identification to be copied and attached to the application.
Visiting hours are every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 12:30-3:30pm.
A maximum of 3 visitors may visit an inmate for a limit of 1/2 hour total visitation time per weekend. Extra visiting hours are sometimes arranged if an inmate is on good behavior. Special visitation is determined by the on-shift Supervisor and/or Jail Administrator.
Non-allowable items: visitors are not allowed to bring in any items that interfere with the security of the Detention Facility. These items include cell phones, electronic devices, cameras, weapons, tobacco products or ignition devices, purses and/or bags.
Dress codes apply to all visitors. Clothing may not be decorated with offensive language, gestures or pictures. No halter tops, tank tops, see-through clothing or bathing suits are allowed. Skirts or dresses must be long enough to cover the knees.
Attorneys are welcome to visit inmates Monday-Friday from 8am-8pm, except for between the hours of 11am-12:30pm, and 4-5:30pm. Special arrangements for attorneys may be made by speaking to the Jail Administrator.
The Sierra County Holding Facility is currently developing its own web page, which will include an inmate look up. Stay tuned!
The Sierra County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications for Casual Detention Officer position(s) in the Sierra County Detention Center. Salary is $10.66 hourly.
Successful applicant must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check as required for all new Sierra County employees.
Applications will be accepted until position(s) have been filled. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained from the Sierra County Administrative Office at 855 Van Patten, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901 and must be returned to same.
They may also be downloaded below:
Applicants will be notified of date and time of interviews.
Sierra County is an equal opportunity employer.