A news anchor makes an on-air disclosure of rape against her boss, leading Benson and Barba ask witnesses to put their jobs on the line.
An army ranger struggles to recover from a sexual assault, leading Fin to revisit his military roots.
After a model is raped by a fashion photographer, the suspected perpetrator uses his connections to shield himself from prosecution.
Det. Rollins' undercover case involving child pornography reveals a surprising suspect who is willing to use his power to subvert justice.
Elizabeth has President Dalton's support when attempting to make history by lifting the Cuban trade embargo. However, she faces a challenge in winning the Senate's support. Meanwhile, Henry and Alison bond while touring Havana together.moreless
In part one of the two-part 17th-season opener, the team again tangles with Gregory Yates. The unit investigates when a body washes ashore at the serial killer's burial site, but Rollins' attempt to coax a confession from him yields nothing but devastating information that rocks the squad.moreless
A teen party that became an orgy yields explicit photos that go viral. Barba's focus on prosecuting the student who posted the photographs is sidelined by a cluster of measles cases which are traced back to the same party. As the virus spreads through the city, Benson's son becomes one of the victims, and she looks into the mothers who may have falsified documents in order to enroll their kids into the school system. Elsewhere, Amaro copes with news about his son.moreless
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
An undercover operation that targets a famous photographer, yields clues and assumptions, but no proof that the man's fantasies have become reality. And Murphy's new protocol that pushes for more perpetrators, regardless of any ethical or legal breaches, may be at fault.moreless
Detective Amaro shoots a 14-year-old boy while backing up a uniformed officer, and the new Mayor makes him an example of the new crack-down on police brutality. Meanwhile, Cragen has a surprise announcement.moreless
A New York lawyer is suspected in the death of her husband. When her Number comes up, the team must determine if she's the killer or being framed by the real murderer. Meanwhile, Carter has problems with her new partner when he sees her with Reese.moreless
Detective Benson's life is ultimately endangered after Detective Rollin's standard arrest of a flasher spirals out of control.
The team investigates the death of an underage escort who died during a raucous bachelor party with VIP guests. The trail uncovers publicity-shy attendees, a fight for supremacy between two escort services and an old friend of the squad.moreless