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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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 3

 
Silence 03x23
18.05.2002
Cases include a killing at a church and an investigation that involves sexual-abuse charges against a priest.
 
Competence 03x22
11.05.2002
After a mother (Lois Smith) reports that her mentally challenged daughter (Andrea Fay Friedman) is pregnant, the detectives try to find out who fathered the child.
 
Denial 03x21
04.05.2002
A dark family secret surfaces after a young woman (Martha Plimpton) is raped at a party.
 
Greed 03x20
27.04.2002
Henry Winkler plays a restaurateur whose wife is assaulted during a robbery at their plush Manhattan residence.
 
Justice 03x19
06.04.2002
In investigating the sexual assault of a 16-year-old, it's discovered that the victim is the rebellious stepdaughter of a judge (Keir Dullea).
 
Guilt 03x18
30.03.2002
Judith Light joins the series in a recurring role as the unit's tough new chief, as Cabot breaks the rules in an attempt to catch a pedophile (Beau Gravitte).
 
Surveillance 03x17
09.03.2002
The detectives investigate the sexual assault of a cellist (Emily Deschanel) and discover surveillance equipment hidden in her apartment.
 
Popular 03x16
02.03.2002
Stabler breaks the rules to uncover the facts when a student (Brittany Slattery) claims that she was assaulted by a teacher.
 
Execution 03x15
02.02.2002
At the request of a murdered teen's parents, Stabler tries to get a serial killer (Nick Chinlund) who's about to be executed to admit that the teen was one of his victims.
 
Counterfeit 03x14
26.01.2002
Benson teams up with Fin to investigate the murder of a woman found under a highway.
 
Prodigy 03x13
19.01.2002
The detectives investigate a double slaying in which the female victim was dismembered.
 
Protection 03x12
12.01.2002
The detectives seek a woman who is on the run from her drug-dealing lover, whom she saw murder a rival.
 
Monogamy 03x11
05.01.2002
A woman who's seven months pregnant is found assaulted, with her fetus removed.
 
Ridicule 03x10
15.12.2001
The investigation of an apparently accidental death leads to charges by a male stripper that the deceased was one of three women who sexually assaulted him.
 
Care 03x09
24.11.2001
A computer game provides clues in the death of a physically abused little girl in foster care.
 
Inheritance 03x08
17.11.2001
The search for a serial rapist leads to a case in which the defense attorney (Diane Baker) tries to blame the suspect's actions on his genes.
 
Sacrifice 03x07
10.11.2001
The investigation of a shooting near a gay bar leads to a couple's involvement with porn movies.
 
Redemption 03x06
03.11.2001
A brash, intense detective (David Keith) is assigned to help Stabler catch a serial rapist-killer.
 
Tangled 03x05
27.10.2001
When guests arrive for a party, they find the hosts have been assaulted, one of them fatally.
 
Rooftop 03x04
20.10.2001
Stabler tries to build a case against an ex-con who's HIV-positive and preys on young girls.
 
Stolen 03x03
13.10.2001
A kidnapping investigation links a past case with which Cragen was involved to a 12-year-old (Ian Cronin) whose adoption is deemed illegal.
 
Wrath 03x02
06.10.2001
After three murder victims are connected to Benson's past cases, it's believed that the killer is seeking revenge on the detective.
 
Repression 03x01
29.09.2001
An 18-year-old (Kelly Hutchinson) in therapy recalls being sexually abused by her father (Brian Kerwin) and presses charges against him.

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