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There are several types of restraining orders that can be obtained through the police.

Restraining Order (209A)

A court order issued by a judge that requires your past or present boyfriend, girlfriend, roommate, or blood relative to stop abusing you or face criminal penalties. There are a number of requirements that need to be met in order for a victim to apply for a criminal restraining order.

Civil Stay Away Order

A type of restraining order, available to someone who is being abused or stalked by a non-partner/roommate/relative. Please call the Tufts University Police Department for more information about either order.