New Mexico Corrections Officials Want Lawmakers To Know The Cost Of Detention


In Fiscal Year 2023, the 25 New Mexico Counties that operate adult corrections facilities spent $336 million on personnel, operations, capital, and medical for their jails. That’s an average of 31% of the counties’ general fund costs.

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