An order of protection (protection order) is a temporary order intended to help provide safety and protection to victims of certain crimes.
Protection Order Information
For advice about filing protection orders, please contact the Oakton Police.
Types of Protection Orders that can be enforced by the police
- DV Temporary Protection Order (DVTPO) - requires a criminal charge
- Criminal Stalking Protection Order (CRPO) - requires criminal charge
- Civil Protection Order (CPO) - civil case does not require charges
- Civil Stalking or Sexually Oriented Offense Protection Order (SSOOPO) - civil case does not require charges