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Behind Bars: Rookie Year
Rookie CO Andrew Cordova
Andrew comes to the NMCD with a unique combination of experiences.
Cabinet Secretary Gregg Marcantel
Gregg Marcantel, is a United States Marine Corps veteran with over 30 years of law enforcement experience.
Rookie CO Zach Chavez
Despite his youth, 21-year-old Zach comes to the NMCD with some practical experience under his belt.
Rookie CO Cohen Mangin
There is nothing easy about being a third-generation CO in the NMCD
Rookie CO Keith Pallesen
Originally from Minnesota, Keith has finally fulfilled a lifelong dream of working in law enforcement.
Rookie CO Bruce Rounds
Bruce recently moved from San Jose, CA to pursue his dream of working in law enforcement.
Rookie CO Carlos Rivera
Carlos is not one that leaves things to chance when lives are on the line.
Rookie CO Francisco Villacana
22-year-old Francisco was drawn to corrections for the salary and advancement opportunities.
Senior Training Officer Aaron Bell
There are few officers in the business as intense and in-your-face as Senior Drill Instructor Aaron Bell.
Rookie CO Tyler Yaryan
Tyler is finding purpose and happiness as a Corrections Officer.
Rookie CO Ariel Montoya
Ariel recently moved to New Mexico in search of a Family Studies degree at UNM.