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 an actress accuses a high-powered media mogul of attempted rape, Benson finds herself in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse. Changes in the squad room put Carisi between a rock and a hard place.
Benson works with a young woman to help her remember the details and suspects in her rape. In order to learn a new witness interview technique, Rollins and Fin have to experience it for themselves.
A serial predator targeting men in gay bars proves difficult to catch, until a celebrity comes forward with his story.
Rollins clashes with the parents of a teenaged runaway. The squad comes together for a special event.
The detectives are spread thin when three major cases come in at midnight. Rollins and Carisi argue over an arrest.
The case of a teenage girl assaulted in the projects leads to a startling discovery. Benson puts her trust in someone from her past.
The SVU joins an under cover task force in busting a human trafficking ring.
Rollins goes undercover to find a suspect who is drugging and assaulting tourists, while Benson helps the victims sort out their memories from their hallucinations.
A fellow detective asks the SVU for help when he suspects his two daughters are being groomed by a serial predator. Kat disobeys the Captain's orders.
A desperate father takes matters into his own hands in the case against his daughter's rapist.
After a sexual assault investigation is stalled for months, a woman puts her accusations against a popular athlete on a billboard.
Benson investigates a police officer's accusations of sexual assault. Captain Tucker's retirement party ends in tragedy.
Rollins' sister stirs up trouble and a possible SVU investigation when she reports a doctor who trades prescription painkillers for sex.
An ingénue ballerina discovers she’s been secretly videotaped for a pornographic website.
Chief Garland must put friendship aside when a pastor at his church is arrested.
The SVU struggles to find a serial predator who uses a date rape drug that leaves no evidence behind. Rollins receives some good news.
The Viv goes to meet Hollywood legend, Bruce Vilanch! He’s the diva whisperer who has worked with all the greats in this town – Elizabeth Taylor,Bette Midler, and CHER! Bruce will coach Viv on what it really takes to become a true Hollywood diva.