A Chicago crime resembles a decade-old New York City case, so police from Chicago arrive and team up with the squad to track down a suspect they had to release earlier.
A famous author whom Carisi idolizes becomes the center of a feud between his wife and two daughters. As evidence mounts against the wife, Carisi takes a personal interest in the case and the man's well-being. Elsewhere, Barba faces his own family conflict when he forces a decision on his abuela.moreless
Scanavino discovers a woman posing as a madam while he is undercover on a trafficking sting. It turns out she's there to track down her daughter, who disappeared three years ago. The team must then balance ethics and necessity as they search for her daughter while closing in on the perpetrator - an unexpectedly familiar face. Elsewhere, Benson gets disturbing news that may affect her son.moreless
Detective Tutuola is drawn into the online gaming world when he investigates the death and rape threats by male gamers against a female developer who is set to launch her new game. When the threats become reality for one of her employees, the team must find the perpetrator before another assault occurs.moreless
Benson and Rollins deal with the fallout after a rape suspect is released due to no evidence and the rape victim's father takes justice into his own hands.
Amaro's estranged father is arrested at his own wedding after a fight erupts, and Amaro becomes a witness in a case involving family secrets.
A 15-year-old girl, answering a social media invitation, sneaks out to meet her movie star crush. Later she is found hanging onto life in an alley after a sexual assault. Olivia believes the star is the perpetrator, but cannot find any proof against him. Proof comes in the form of missing security footage that the website posts. The site owner refuses to reveal his source, and it is up to Barba to find a way to make him do so.moreless
Rollins' old boss from Atlanta visits New York City along with his newest detective, who is found unconscious in her hotel bathroom. The rookie detective makes a rape claim, but then she recants it, leading Rollins to face a dark part of her own past.moreless
A serial rapist strikes, attacking young, petite girls during the early morning. Rollins finds a pattern between these assaults and some rape cases she worked on back in Atlanta, but the rape kits for those were never tested. Meanwhile, a judge threatens to remove Noah from Benson's home.moreless
Benson and Fin work together to save a woman whose abuse by her boyfriend shows up on a security tape. As a last ditch effort, they ask ADA Barba for assistance. Meanwhile, Amaro and Rollins are affected by the case.moreless
Police from Chicago work with the squad to track a child-pornography victim, and together they follow a lead about a live-streamed pornography club. However, the case risks being derailed when tension erupts between Benson and the visiting sergeant.moreless
Three girls enter the woods, and two of them vanish while the third gets injured during their quest to find the mythical Glasgowman. As the search for the suspect gets underway, Benson attempts to separate stories of fantasy from reality.moreless
A college student becomes a pornography star, and then she is sexually assaulted by some classmates who confuse fantasy with reality. When the case goes to court, the victim lands in the hot seat as questioning gets underway.moreless
The unit investigates a bike messenger who has a bad history with women, and then must find his manifesto before he commits another violence. Elsewhere, Benson faces criticism of her leadership and priorities by the new SVU deputy chief.moreless
A starlet tries to use her charms to get out of an arrest, but Amaro proves unflappable, earning him a spot back on the SVU squad. The same starlet is later charged with statutory rape, prompting a curious Benson to investigate the actress's own past.moreless
An arrest of Molly's provides her with a tip about an unsolved murder case previously worked by a chauvinistic, retired Texas Ranger. Billy has to make a decision that could put his family at risk.moreless
While Molly investigates the murder of a famous basketball player, Becca has some life changing news to tell Billy. A tip leads Dan to an arrest of an improbable suspect.
Molly looks for a woman killing other women who remind her of her own cruel and vicious mother. While Becca plans for Hailee's Quinceanera, Molly introduces her family to Dan.
When a veteran tries being Robin Hood to get that adrenaline rush she experienced at war, Molly must use an unusual method to catch the hard to find suspect. Dan gets a subpoena to testify for Jake at the divorce hearing and Becca thinks Billy might be engaged in an affair.moreless
After a murder at a black-tie social event, Molly is on the hunt for an assassin who's killing off abusive husbands. All the while, Molly has to deal with Jake's delays for their pending divorce.moreless
At Munch's retirement party, Benson receives a text message from Sarah Walsh -- two years after being raped, Sarah believes she has been raped again. Clues lead the team to a suspect with a huge cyber presence.moreless
Detective Benson's life is ultimately endangered after Detective Rollin's standard arrest of a flasher spirals out of control.
A comatose woman who has been assaulted is found in the East River near the mayor's home. Her condition means an investigation that mostly reconstructs her recent activities, and what the team finds is not what they expect of a typical wife with children.moreless
The squad is pulled into a city-wide investigation of sniper attacks against police when a lead links Fin to the case. Lt. Eames adds her expertise as they scramble to identify the suspect from Fin's time in Narcotics.moreless
A gang rape at a concert involves a former soldier who was working as a security guard, but the case and his fate is dependent upon his faulty memory of what happened that night.moreless
The rape of a sorority member focuses the team's attention on the university's culture of denial and discouragement and a board complicit in the many cover ups.
The SVU detectives investigate after a school nurse notices multiple injuries on a young girl.
A sports reporter accuses her cameraman of raping her. The team and ADA Barba work toward a solid prosecution that will convict the man, but the reporter's fetus, conceived by the rape, hands the defense a tool it uses ruthlessly to their advantage.moreless