In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.
When the squad tries to solve an assault in Central Park, they are hampered by their own blind spots and a community that is losing trust in the police.
Rollins and Kat respond to a dangerous domestic violence call while Fin gives his deposition in the lawsuit against him.
The Special Victims Unit questions a group of college roommates when one of them goes missing during Covid lockdown.
The squad spends New Year's Eve tracking down an Amber Alert, and Carisi faces off against Counselor Rafael Barba in an emotional courtroom battle.
The SVU investigates when a role-play session on a camming website turns violent after one user decides to meet his idol in person.
Carisi takes on a powerful judge when he inexplicably dismisses the rape case of a university student.
Benson teams up with Lt. Barek and the Bronx SVU to track down a serial rapist with victims in both boroughs.
Benson helps two sisters get closure from a harrowing childhood assault. Kat's cousin reaches out for help.
The squad rallies around Det. Stabler to find the suspect behind a threat to his family. The crossover continues on Law & Order: Organized Crime S01E01 What Happens in Puglia (II).
The SVU steps in when a girl goes missing near a building that houses several sex offenders.
A high-profile activist suspects her sister has been kidnapped by a hate group.
Benson walks into a hostage situation at a neighborhood restaurant. Rollins tries to help her father after he's hospitalized.
The SVU search for three women suspected of drugging and robbing wealthy men. The case leads to personal connections for both Benson and Kat. The crossover continues on Law & Order: Organized Crime S01E05 An Inferior Product (II).
Rollins must revisit an old case when a child sent to juvenile detention is released after his 18th birthday.
Garland asks Benson to investigate an unusual domestic violence case when his neighbor is found injured.
While Fin and Phoebe make wedding plans, Benson and Rollins try to help a homeless single mother who’s being trafficked in exchange for safe housing.