Commissioners pass vote to create MDC board

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center.
The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Bernalillo County wants more oversight inside the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Commissioners voted unanimously to create a board that will investigate allegations of violence and staff misconduct in the jail.

Members will have backgrounds in law, finances, medicine and behavioral health. The Corrections Officer’s Union says they also want members who have experience being guards.

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