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.
End Game 20x24
When a teenager is found dead in the Hudson River, Lt. Benson suspects Rob Miller is behind the mysterious death but can't prove it. Despite having only circumstantial evidence, ADA Stone takes the case to court before Miller can destroy more lives.
The SVU searches for two suspects spotted fleeing the scene after a Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue. Meanwhile, Benson is dismayed to find Rob Miller out on bail.
When a pop star is assaulted in her home, the SVU investigates the public feud between her rapper husband and a competing recording artist. Meanwhile, Fin's family ties to a suspect takes him off the case.
Benson helps a teenaged exchange student after she's assaulted by a cab driver.
The Good Girl 20x20
Benson works to uncover a pregnant teenager's secret when she refuses to name the baby's father.
Dearly Beloved 20x19
The SVU investigates a he-said, she-said case when a woman crashes a wedding to accuse her therapist of sexual assault..
When Defense Attorney Nikki Staines is raped after a police charity event, Benson reluctantly looks to her own for a suspect.
The SVU pursues a suspect when a child is discovered in the trunk of an abandoned car.
Facing Demons 20x16
A young man's suicide sparks a child molestation investigation, and Benson turns to Cassidy when the case hits a dead end.
Fin teams up with an old colleague to track down the proprietor of a pop-up brothel.
Part 33 20x14
As Stone prosecutes the case of a woman who killed her abusive husband, Benson and her squad wrestle with the duty of testifying against her.
A Story of More Woe 20x13
Benson tries to help two teenage sisters after their father is killed. Meanwhile, Rollins goes into labor.
Dear Ben 20x12
Stone takes up the unsolved cold case of a serial rapist that consumed his father's career.
A woman accuses a celebrity plastic surgeon and his girlfriend of rape.
Alta Kockers 20x10
The investigation into a promising new author's death leads to a decades-old secret kept between two reclusive brothers.
Mea Culpa 20x09
Stone takes his own case to trial when a woman from his past accuses him of sexual assault.
Hell's Kitchen 20x08
A waitress from a trendy New York restaurant is sexually assaulted at an after-hours VIP party.
The cops wrestle with an unthinkable crime when a family is murdered in their sleep.
A young woman wakes up in the hospital with no memory of her assault, and Carisi's investigation stalls when she disappears.
A member of a women's empowerment group is found murdered, leading the cops to the group's charismatic male leader. Meanwhile, Rollins keeps her pregnancy under wraps to avoid going on desk duty.
As a string of break-in assaults grows more violent, the cops investigate an online incel group to identify a suspect.
Zero Tolerance 20x03
After the rescue of a young girl from a sex trafficker, Benson and Stone must take drastic measures to reunite her with her mother. Meanwhile, Rollins decides to give her rocky relationship another chance.
Man Down 20x02
ADA Stone blames himself for the shocking verdict in Sam's case, and before Benson can offer help, Sam makes a tragic decision.
Man Up 20x01
Teenager Sam Conway shows evidence of rape but refuses to name his attacker. Meanwhile, Benson and Rollins confess to some major life changes.