New Mexico, also known as the Land of Enchantment, has the longest serving capital city in the US, which is Santa Fe. As of 2016, about 2 million people resides in New Mexico. Albuquerque is the largest city of the state, populated by 545, 852.
Albuquerque is the most dangerous city in New Mexico. The violent crime rate of the city has increased in the past few years, which is 792.6 per 100,000 residents. The same indicator for the state is 656.1 per 100,000 people, which is the 3rd highest in the country.
Property crime as well as automobile theft are among the most recorded in the city. Here, the poverty rate is 18.7% and the unemployment rate is 6.2%.
Capital punishment was abolished in New Mexico in 2009. The safest cities are Sunland park and Corrales.
Information and mugshots of the prison inmates in New Mexico can be searched online in the database maintained by the New Mexico Department of Corrections. Name or inmate number can be used as search filters.
Criminal records can also be acquired by calling the County Sheriff’s office or Detention Center in each county (online information is available in some counties).