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. Add to my shows


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Our Words Will Not Be Heard 22x11
friday
A high-profile activist suspects her sister has been kidnapped by a hate group. Garland and Benson push for change with NYPD brass. Kat gets some good news.

season 17

 
Heartfelt Passages 17x23
26.05.2016
When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad.
 
Intersecting Lives 17x22
19.05.2016
A corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba and the SVU.
 
Assaulting Reality 17x21
12.05.2016
The producers of a reality dating series make Benson and the SVU part of the show when they investigate a contestant's claim that she was raped.
 
Fashionable Crimes 17x20
05.05.2016
A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappear.
 
Sheltered Outcasts 17x19
31.03.2016
Detective Carisi lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes.
 
Unholiest Alliance 17x18
24.03.2016
When one of their own is implicated in a cover-up, the SVU struggles to unravel a sex trafficking operation deeply-rooted in government offices, the police department, and the Catholic Church.
 
Manhattan Transfer 17x17
03.03.2016
An investigation into the sexual exploitation of underage Catholic schoolgirls leads to shocking charges against judges, legislators, DAs, and members of the NYPD.
 
Star-Struck Victims 17x16
25.02.2016
When a lack of evidence leads Barba to drop rape charges against a popular actor, Rollins takes matters into her own hands.
 
Collateral Damages 17x15
18.02.2016
An undercover sting leads to the takedown of an online pedophile ring and the arrest of two high-profile suspects.
 
Nationwide Manhunt 17x14
11.02.2016
Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay and Dawson join the SVU in the hunt for two escaped murderers they helped to convict.
 
Forty-One Witnesses 17x13
04.02.2016
A woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help.
 
A Misunderstanding 17x12
21.01.2016
A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students.
 
Townhouse Incident 17x11
14.01.2016
Benson is taken hostage when she tries to stop a violent home invasion.
 
Catfishing Teacher 17x10
07.01.2016
A high school student plans a clandestine hookup with his female teacher but ends up in a far more sinister situation.
 
Depravity Standard 17x09
19.11.2015
Lt. Benson seeks justice in the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda, but when a plea deal is rejected, Barba must rely on decades-old evidence to make his case and faces off against former SVU colleague Dr. Huang.
 
Melancholy Pursuit 17x08
12.11.2015
The hunt for a missing teenage girl takes an emotional toll on Sgt. Dodds, and DNA evidence becomes a crucial lead in finding the girl's abductor.
 
Patrimonial Burden 17x07
05.11.2015
The SVU investigates an unraveling web of secrets when the virtuous 13 year-old daughter of a famous reality TV family discovers she's pregnant.
 
Maternal Instincts 17x06
22.10.2015
Rollins' mother Beth throws her a baby shower while the SVU reports to a four-star hotel where a famous violinist was raped by her colleague, Anton Krasnikov. With no memory of the crime, Anton claims a hired escort drugged and robbed him, and evidence leads to the shocking return of Rollins' fugitive sister Kim. Meanwhile, Sgt. Mike Dodds arrives for his first day at SVU.
 
Community Policing 17x05
15.10.2015
In the pursuit of an SVU rape suspect, detectives from another precinct shoot and kill an unarmed black man. As racial tensions rise in the city, Barba is tasked to indict three officers who claim they had no choice but to follow police procedure.
 
Institutional Fail 17x04
08.10.2015
A starving toddler found wandering the streets alone leads detectives to the home of Manuela Ozuna and another child in grave condition. The police question Department of Child Services caseworker Keith Musio, whose vague and backdated reports on the family suggest he hadn't checked on the children in months. When the overworked Keith accuses his supervisor, Janette Grayson, of orchestrating the false reports, Chief Dodds promises to conduct an internal investigation. But when neglect leads to death, Barba takes matters into his own hands and arrests them for manslaughter. Meanwhile, Dodds indicates some changes coming to Benson's squad.
 
Transgender Bridge 17x03
01.10.2015
15 year-old Avery Parker walks home from school through Fort Tryon Park when she's surrounded by a group of rowdy boys. Taunts and jokes intensify to pushing and shoving, leaving Avery in the hospital and three assailants under arrest. When the DA's office decides to try one of the culprits, 15 year-old Darius McCrae, as an adult, the SVU squad agonizes over whether the punishment fits the crime, and must deal with the pain of both families involved.
 
Criminal Pathology 17x02
24.09.2015
The SVU is called to a familiar crime scene - the beach where serial killer Gregory Yates buried his many victims. When another body washes ashore, Detective Rollins tries to coax him into confessing, but the surprising information he provides sends shockwaves through the police department. As the case goes to court, Barba faces off against two hotshot defense attorneys in a trial that leads to blackmail, an incriminating confession, a new victim and a fugitive suspect.
 
Devil's Dissections 17x01
24.09.2015
The SVU is called to a familiar crime scene - the beach where serial killer Gregory Yates buried his many victims. When another body washes ashore, Detective Rollins tries to coax him into confessing, but the surprising information he provides sends shockwaves through the police department. As the case goes to court, Barba faces off against two hotshot defense attorneys in a trial that leads to blackmail, an incriminating confession, a new victim and a fugitive suspect.
 
A four-way crossover between the three Chicago series and SVU. 17x00
01.02.2016

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