Lateral Program Entry Requirements

Lateral Program Entry Requirements

Lateral Program Entry Requirements Are you currently working as a corrections or law enforcement officer? Do you have recent corrections or law enforcement experience? Are you thinking about making a change? If you qualify, your experience could mean higher starting...
Climbing the Ladder

Climbing the Ladder

Climbing the Ladder The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center prides itself on its accreditation status with the American Correctional Association. In its most recent evaluation, the MDC scored 100 percent compliance. These standards are based on established...
Tuition Assistance Helping You

Tuition Assistance Helping You

Tuition Assistance Helping You A college degree is not a requirement to become a corrections officer at the MDC. And it’s not a requirement for keeping your job once you’re hired. Many of our corrections officers have long, successful careers while only...
MDC Physical Fitness Training Guide

Ready Set Go

Ready Set Go Long days on the job can be physically demanding, which is why maintaining an overall level of strength and fitness is important. For corrections officers though, sometimes a burst of energy is needed in order to respond quickly to any number of...