An arrest for DUI turns into an SVU case when the soldier-on-leave shows evidence of an assault. Benson, however, has difficulty when the victim, her fellow soldiers and commanding officer block the investigation at every lead. Then Amaro asks a favor of his ex-wife, and her results open a door to a little-known part of the military culture.moreless
Mayor Poole scrutinizes Frank's department when accusations of excessive force are levied on an officer. A Wall Street securities trader with a gambling addition is murdered.
Two ambitious district attorneys clash over a murder case, and Benson is sure the competing county has wrongly accused SVU's rape victim from Manhattan of killing her ex-boyfriend. Unfortunately, even with new evidence and a better suspect, the Suffolk County DA will not cede her case. It's left to DA Barba to convince a jury quickly and for the correct verdict.moreless
Jackie seeks advice to fight Kevin's demands and get her children back. Meanwhile, Dr. Cruz suffers from a panic attack at the hospital and Jackie makes a surprising discovery about Charlie.