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.
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Our Words Will Not Be Heard 22x11
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.
Remember Me Too 19x24
Benson's suspicions about a kidnapping victim uncovers a dangerous criminal network prepared to silence anyone who gets in their way.
Remember Me 19x23
When a young woman takes a man hostage at gunpoint, Benson makes a dangerous attempt to defuse the situation. Meanwhile, the SVU discovers the shocking motive behind the abduction.
An Alzheimer's patient claims she was raped, but her illness casts doubt on the case; Fin's sergeant orders come in.
Fin investigates a man's claim that his sister was gang raped.
The Book of Esther 19x20
Rollins races to rescue a girl being held captive by her father.When an emaciated young girl is found huddled in a train bathroom quoting biblical passages, Rollins takes a special interest in her and takes it upon herself to uncover the truth about the girl's unsettling home life.
Sunk Cost Fallacy 19x19
The search for an abducted woman and her young daughter leads Lt. Benson to cross paths with an old friend. Meanwhile, Stone must make a tough decision on behalf of his sister.
The SVU must break through military red tape when a soldier is suspected of sexual assault.When a prostitute is beaten and raped, SVU looks inside the Army for the perpetrator; Benson must crack a tough witness who doesn't want to talk; and Rollins is vexed by SVU's efforts to help a "hooker."
Send in the Clowns 19x17
When a student disappears during a school trip to New York City, the cops race to find a mysterious masked man. Meanwhile, Fin and Stone both get visits from family.
A girl's tragic death becomes a criminal case when a surgeon harvests her organs without parental consent.
In Loco Parentis 19x15
Carisi opens a police investigation when his niece reports a classmate for sexual assault, and Stone learns there are no perfect witnesses when it comes to sex crimes.
Chasing Demons 19x14
A doctor arrested for sexually abusing his patients is set free after Cassidy's testimony causes a mistrial.
The Undiscovered Country 19x13
When an infant goes missing, the SVU finds themselves taking sides in a family's right-to-die court case. Meanwhile, Barba's interference in the case puts the entire DA's office in jeopardy.
Info Wars 19x12
After a female pundit is assaulted during a protest, Benson and Barba struggle to put their political beliefs aside in order to help bring the attacker to justice.
Flight Risk 19x11
When an airline pilot accuses her captain of sexual assault, Barba convenes a Grand Jury to determine their employer's complicity in the crime. Meanwhile, Fin takes steps to ensure Benson is protected at work.
When the SVU investigates a case involving two students in a special needs school, Rollins discovers that one child's medical issues stem from a surprising source.
Gone Baby Gone 19x09
Emotions run high as the SVU squad embarks on a frantic search for Benson's missing son.
When a social media celebrity is raped by an MMA champion, SVU connects the case to one of the stars' small-town fans; Benson and Sheila cooperate in caring for Noah.
Something Happened 19x07
When an amnesic rape victim is found unconscious, Benson must unravel the facts about what happened. Her investigation drudges up the victim's dark secrets and reopens her own emotional wounds.
Unintended Consequences 19x06
When a teenaged girl is found dead, Rollins goes undercover at a high-end rehab center where the victim was last seen alive. Meanwhile, Benson tries to overcome her doubts about Sheila.
A ten-year-old kidnapping case is reopened when a young woman is found wandering Central Park alone.
No Good Reason 19x04
A teenager disappears after schoolmates make her the subject of a vicious cyberbullying attack.
When a man is found castrated and left for dead, Rollins and Carisi uncover three female suspects with possible motives. Meanwhile, Langan brings devastating news for Benson.
The bizarre details of a woman's rape put the SVU at odds when Rollins and Carisi think her story is fabricated. Meanwhile, Benson goes on the offensive when her personal life is scrutinized.
Gone Fishin' 19x01
When Fin crosses international borders to catch a fugitive rapist, a political tug-of-war derails Barba's legal case. Meanwhile, shocking allegations against Benson lead to the return of an old friend.