Virtual Meeting Services

Professional Video Services

We work with several different entities to ensure Allegheny County Jail incarcerated individuals are given the opportunity to go before a judge, speak to an attorney or communicate any medical or personal concerns to a professional.

Incarcerated individuals are able to connect through different videoconferencing options and/or a phone system.

Hearing Services Offered by Video

  • Allegheny County Magisterial District Judge
  • Outside Allegheny County Magisterial District Judge
  • Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas
  • Outside Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas
  • Children, Youth and Families (CYF)
  • Family Division
  • Juvenile Probation
  • Bond modifications
  • Gagnon 1
  • Motions Court
  • Federal Court
  • Federal Probation
  • State Parole
  • Social Security (SSI)

Additional Services Offered by Professional Video Services

  • Medical Assistance applications
  • Mental health commitments
  • Mental Health Court
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Pre-trial interviews
  • Public defender interviews
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel interviews

Professional Video Services also offers TTY services for incarcerated individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired and interpreter services for incarcerated individuals who don’t speak English.

Learn more about Scheduling a Professional Visit.

To contact Video Arraignment, please email

Required Information for Agency and Court Requests

All agency and court requests shall include the following information.

  • The inmate(s) name.
  • The inmate(s) Department of Corrections (DOC) number.
  • The inmate(s) date-of-birth.
  • The inmate(s) social security number.
  • IP address
  • Proposed date and time.
  • Include the group email for the video group: ACJVideoOPD@AlleghenyCounty.US