New Mexico Statistical Analysis Center Fast Facts

Domestic Violence

Fast Facts-Domestic Violence in New Mexico: Criminal Case Processing Outcomes

This report provides highlights case processing outcomes for domestic and non-domestic violence related aggravated assault and sexual assault. It highlights key findings in criminal justice outcomes by domestic violence status and gender. More information is available in the full-length report entitled Implementing Bail Reform in New Mexico..

Substance Use

Opioid Test Results among New Mexico Probationers and Parolees

This brief report provides highlights about the use of opioids among New Mexico probationers and parolees. It describes the prevalence of opioid use in this population, demographic and geographic characteristics of those who use opioids, and trends over time. More information is available in the full-length report.

Substance Test Results among New Mexico Probationers and Parolees

This report provides facts about substance use among probationers and parolees overall, by demographic and geographic characteristics, and trends over time by substance type. More information is available in the full-length report.

Bail Reform

Bail Reform: Baseline Measures

In 2016, the voters of New Mexico passed a constitutional amendment to reform bail practices in the state. We are conducting a multi-phase study assessing the bail reform efforts.  The first phase establishes baseline measures using data from four New Mexico counties.  This Fast Facts report highlights key findings from our full-length report.

Bail Reform: Pretrial Detention Motions and their Outcomes

As part of the NMSAC’s ongoing effort to assess bail reform efforts in the state, we examined preventative detention motions filed by prosecutors across New Mexico. The study addresses three overarching questions: 1) What are the estimated rates of filing for preventative detention? 2) What are the outcomes of these motions? 3) What case and defendant characteristics are associated with prosecutors’ decisions to file for preventative detention and how these are related to pretrial detention outcomes? The study includes an assessment of the use of bail as a condition of release, length of pretrial detention, and rates of pretrial failure.This report highlights key findings from the full-length report.