Welcome to the Otero County Prison Facility.  We want to make your visits and involvement in your loved one’s life as simple and clear as possible.  Meet the warden/facility director and get details about the facility which is operated by Management & Training Corporation (MTC) for the New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD).


Coronavirus Information

Video visitation is now available. Click here to learn more.


MTC is closely following any developments in the coronavirus situation that might impact the people we serve at this facility. The safety of our staff and those in our care is top priority. We also want to protect those who visit the facility.


We encourage all visitors to wash their hands prior to entering the facility and after they leave. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) says frequent hand washing can reduce exposure to and prevent the spreading of the coronavirus. The CDC also recommends:

  • Staying home if you have flu-like symptoms
  • Avoiding contact with people who are sick
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth


For a more complete list of recommendations and to get the latest on the coronavirus, click here to visit the CDC website.

Warden Hector Rios

Warden Hector Rios

Welcome to the Otero County Prison Facility. We operate this facility for multiple corrections agencies. I want to thank you for visiting this page and for learning more about how you can serve your loved one. We want you to be prepared and comfortable as you visit your loved one, reach out to them, and support them in a variety of ways. Our mission is to help your family member or friend successfully transition back to their homes and communities. Thank you for helping us achieve this mission.

Otero County Prison Facility

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