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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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 4

Soulless 04x25
Benson speaks to a 15-year-old at a hospital, just before the teen is abducted.
Perfect 04x24
A teen's murder leads to a case involving runaways and a doctor (Gale Harold) interested in human cloning.
Grief 04x23
After a waitress is found shot outside the club where she worked, her father (Joe Morton) seeks vengeance.
Futility 04x22
An accused rapist (Fred Savage) decides to represent himself in court.
Fallacy 04x21
After a woman (Katherine Moennig) fights off an attacker, what seems to be a case of self-defense murder grows more complicated following a blood test.
Dominance 04x20
Multiple murders at a Manhattan townhouse are the start of a killing spree.
Appearances 04x19
The discovery of an 8-year-old beauty-pageant contestant's body leads to a case involving a virtual-pornography website.
Desperate 04x18
A woman in a tenement is raped and murdered in front of her 6-year-old son (Max Weinstein). Not surprisingly, the boy is too traumatized to answer questions. And one of them turns out to be, What were they doing in that apartment in the first place? They weren't poor, but they were on the run.
Privilege 04x17
The investigation of an apparent suicide leads to a case involving members of a wealthy family.
Tortured 04x16
A former victim of Tibetan political torture is found murdered, with one of her feet missing.
Pandora 04x15
Stabler is sent to Prague to look for a missing teen (Alexis Dziena) whose pictures are showing up on child-porn Web sites.
Mercy 04x14
The discovery of an infant's remains leads to a case that deals with a fatal genetic disorder and a parent's moral crisis.
Rotten 04x13
In their investigation of a prisoner's death, Benson and Fin learn that he was assaulted before being incarcerated.
Risk 04x12
Stabler goes undercover to try to find a police detective who's part of a cocaine-smuggling ring.
Damaged 04x11
Shootings at a video-rental store lead to a case involving an adopted daughter (Ari Graynor), a sexually abused child, a lawyer's son (Christopher Denham) and a client's immunity.
Resilience 04x10
The investigation into a teen's claim that she was raped involves her parents, little sister, a boyfriend and a boarder.
Juvenile 04x09
Two youths (Shane E. Lyons, Connor Paolo) each blame the other in the murder of a cancer patient who grew marijuana.
Waste 04x08
The detectives try to determine who impregnated a comatose woman.
Dolls 04x07
Gloria Reuben plays a graphics designer who returns from five months in rehab to discover that her daughter is missing.
Angels 04x06
The discovery of a boy's body leads to a pedophile ring.
Disappearing Acts 04x05
After Stabler and Benson are called in on a rape case, their victim is taken away by Federal agents.
Lust 04x04
The detectives investigate the murder of a public-health doctor whose husband (Michael Gross) is a retired lawyer.
Vulnerable 04x03
Benson and Stabler try to determine who mistreated an Alzheimer's victim (Jane Powell).
Deception 04x02
Benson and Stabler wonder if an actress (Sherilyn Fenn) may have played a role in her husband's murder.
Chameleon 04x01
Sharon Lawrence portrays a prostitute who claims that she killed a john in self-defense.

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