Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Thursday 10:00 PM on NBC Premiered Sep 20, 1999 In Season




Episode Guide

    • Preverted Justice
      Preverted Justice
      Season 19 - Episode 15


    • Dear Ben
      Season 20 - Episode 12

      Airdate: 1/17/19

      ADA Stone picks up his father's mantle when he reopens the cold case of a serial rapist. And while solving the case, gains insight into Ben Stone's work, and how it affected his relationship with his son.

    • Plastic
      Season 20 - Episode 11

      Airdate: 1/10/19

      SVU investigates the alleged rape of a young woman by a plastic surgeon and his girlfriend.

    • A Story of More Woe
      Season 20 - Episode 13

      Benson must resolve the conflicts of different stories after two teenagers' father is killed. Elsewhere, Rollins begins labor, but a bigger surprise awaits her at the hospital.

    • Part 33
      Season 20 - Episode 14

      Airdate: 2/7/19

      Stone prosecutes the case of a woman who killed her abusive husband. Meanwhile, Benson and her squad wait to be called and wrestle with the duty of testifying against a policeman's wife who claims only emotional abuse.

    • Intent
      Season 19 - Episode 8

      The cops get tangled in an elaborate online hoax that leads to the rape of a popular social media star. Meanwhile, Benson sets firm ground rules with Sheila.

    • Something Happened
      Season 19 - Episode 7

      A rape victim cannot remember the details of her attack, so Benson shares her own experience hoping it will trigger the victim's memories.

    • Remember Me
      Season 19 - Episode 23

      In part one of the nineteenth season finale, Benson tries to finesse a hostage situation, and the squad discovers a horrific reason for the crisis.

    • Chasing Demons
      Season 19 - Episode 14

      A doctor on trial for sexually abusing his patients is murdered after being set free when Cassidy's testimony causes a mistrial. Meanwhile, Cassidy's actions put Benson and Stone at loggerheads in the murder investigation.

    • Send in the Clowns
      Season 19 - Episode 17

      The unit searches for a missing teenager, but the suspect they eventually arraign may be too good to be true. Elsewhere, Fin is surprised by his family, and Stone confronts the reality of his sister's life.

    • Complicated
      Season 19 - Episode 5

      A 10-year-old kidnapping case is reopened when a young woman is found wandering Central Park alone. Meanwhile, Carisi's conversation with a newspaper reporter puts him in hot water.

    • Alta Kockers
      Season 20 - Episode 10

      An author's death begins an investigation into a secret which has been kept by two brothers.

    • Guardian
      Season 19 - Episode 21

      Fin investigates a man's claim that his sister was gang-raped.

    • Flight Risk
      Season 19 - Episode 11

      When an airline pilot accuses her captain of sexual assault, Barba convenes a Grand Jury to determine their employer's complicity in the crime. Meanwhile, Fin takes steps to ensure Benson is protected at work.

    • Caretaker
      Season 20 - Episode 7

      The cops wrestle with an unthinkable crime when a family is murdered in their sleep.

    • Pathological
      Season 19 - Episode 10

      When the SVU investigates a case involving two students in a special needs school, Rollins discovers that one child's medical issues stem from a surprising source.

    • Remember Me Too
      Season 19 - Episode 24

      In part two of the nineteenth season finale, Benson probes the kidnapping victim's background which reveals a far-reaching criminal enterprise.

    • Blackout
      Season 20 - Episode 18

      Defense Attorney Nikki Staines is raped after a police charity event; and Benson reluctantly looks to her own for a suspect.

    • Mea Culpa
      Season 20 - Episode 9

      Stone takes his own case to trial when a woman from his past accuses him of sexual assault.

    • In Loco Parentis
      Season 19 - Episode 15

      Carisi opens a police investigation when his niece reports a classmate for sexual assault, and Stone learns there are no perfect witnesses when it comes to sex crimes.

    • Spiraling Down
      Season 13 - Episode 10

      When the daughter of one of Detective Amaro's friends is found working as an underage prostitute, the unit sets up a sting operation. Unfortunately, the operation's high-profile collar marks the return of Bayard Ellis and his notion of rape excused by mental defect.

    • Sunk Cost Fallacy
      Season 19 - Episode 19

      The search for an abducted woman and her young daughter leads Lt. Benson to cross paths with an old friend. Meanwhile, Stone must make a tough decision on behalf of his sister.

    • Mama
      Season 19 - Episode 22

      SVU investigates an Alzheimer's patient's claim that she was raped, and Fin faces professional changes.

    • Raw
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      After a six-year-old boy dies in a school shooting, detectives trace the gun used back to a white supremacist's gun shop. Munch and Fin face hatred and prejudice from the major suspects in the case, but their investigation soon takes them from the man who pulled the trigger back to the gun shop owner, who makes no bones about his hatred of anyone who is not white.moreless
    • 911
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      Benson is on her way out for the evening when a call comes in from a little girl who says she's locked in a room alone. While trying to draw the girl out, Benson is drawn deeper into the little girl's life, and although the other officers begin to suspect the whole thing may be some sick joke, Benson is convinced that the little girl, Maria, is the real deal. By talking to Maria, Benson is able to ferret enough information from her so that they have a place to start, but Maria's captor has an affinity for electronics and has done everything he can to make sure that no one can find the little girl he has kidnapped.moreless
    • Loss
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      Investigating the brutal rape and murder of an undercover federal agent and forced to use discretion in order to protect the identities of those agents in the field, the detectives arrest a suspect highly connected with a Colombian drug cartel. As the case proceeds towards trial, Cabot is faced with death threats on herself and her family along with pressure to yield the case to federal authorities.moreless
    • Scavenger
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      The entire squad races against the clock to solve the puzzles and uncover the clues scattered throughout the city by a serial killer who is taunting them to find him and the next victims on his list.
    • Desperate
      Season 4 - Episode 18

      After a young boy witnesses the brutal sexual assault and murder of his stepmother, his father blocks the efforts of the detectives to question him.

    • Stranger
      Season 10 - Episode 11
      A girl who vanished four years ago reappears with a tale of imprisonment and sexual slavery, but Benson and Stabler find themselves doubting her story as evidence and discrepancies keep mounting against it. Once the lie is known, the detectives are left with a traumatized victim whom no one believes, a horrifying truth that sends them scrambling to keep her out of the tombs, and another truth that may be discovered too late to save her life.moreless
    • Futility
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      After arresting a man accused of raping several neighborhood women, Detectives Benson and Stabler attempt to obtain an indictment for their suspect with the help of a key eyewitness - his last victim. However, the suspect's decision to handle his own defense casts some doubt over the trial's outcome as he proves to be a formidable opponent for A.D.A. Cabot.moreless
    • Guilt
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      When A.D.A. Cabot is faced with a reluctant witness in a child molestation case, she goes above and beyond the normal scope of duty in her search for evidence to convict the serial abuser. But her passion supercedes her compliance with the law as she misrepresents herself to Benson and Stabler to bring them into an illegal search of the traumatised boy's home -- jeopardising not only her case, but the careers of all involved. SVU Bureau Chief Elizabeth Donnelly is faced with the frustrating task of bringing Cabot in line to preserve the integrity of the Special Victims Unit.moreless
    • The Book of Esther
      Season 19 - Episode 20

      Rollins races to rescue a girl being held captive by her father.

    • Competence
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      The investigation into the rape and impregnation of a young girl with Down Syndrome uncovers a serial rapist who preys on handicapped young girls under the guise of being their benefactor.
    • Fault
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      A manhunt ensues when Victor Paul Gitano, a recently released sex offender, kidnaps two children after killing the rest of their family. Benson and Stabler pursue Gitano only to find their own relationship challenged as both experience opportunities where they put their personal relationship ahead of their job. After having her throat slashed, Benson requests for a new partner when she hears what Stabler has to say about their relationship and their job.moreless
    • Infiltrated
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      Novak tries to find Benson when the case for a previous rape victim, Chelsea Arndale, hinges on her testimony. Benson, meanwhile, is still living as Persephone James and has been arrested in Oregon after the ecologist's group she has infiltrated is involved in a fracas with the local police. After the local sheriff advises her that her group is being looked at in connection with a recent murder, Benson decides to do a little investigating on her own and learns that the man was a pedophile. When she finally finds his private hideaway, it leads to a shocking conclusion.moreless
    • Ghost
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      When a wealthy couple is found dead in their home, Benson and Stabler soon realise that their deaths are connected to a drug smuggling ring. Eventually the road leads back to the same drug dealers who forced a former assistant district attorney into hiding, and Alex Cabot comes home to face her enemies.moreless
    • Intoxicated
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      When Denise Eldridge finds her fifteen-year-old daughter Carrie in bed with twenty-one-year-old Justin, she immediately calls police to have Justin charged with statutory rape. Benson intercedes on behalf of Carrie, calling a children's rights lawyer to assist her, but when Denise turns up dead, Carrie and Justin both end up on the suspect list. Benson tries to get some help from Simone Bryce, but Bryce is obligated to protect her client.moreless
    • Perverted
      Season 11 - Episode 9
      DNA links Olivia to the murder of a biker in Central Park whose gang specialized in hits and prostitution. With Munch and Fin assigned to the investigation and evidence continuing to mount against Benson, Elliot begins his own inquiry – determined to prove her innocence and save her career.
    • Denial
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      When a heroin junkie is found raped, Tutuola takes an interest in Claire, but he's not the only one. When they find a finger in her purse, it opens a can of worms that spans back thirteen years, to when a teenaged Claire witnessed her mother beating her baby sister Lisa to death, and even further back, when Claire's grandmother, Rose, turned Grace in for the murder of her first-born son, Anthony, years before Claire was born.moreless
    • Closure Part 2
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Stabler and Benson investigate a sexual assault very similar to one they worked six months ago whose victim follows her alleged attacker and reports his activities to the police.
    • Behave
      Season 12 - Episode 3
      Detectives Benson and Stabler find their hands tied when a victim of multiple rapes refuses the rape kit because of the terror of her circumstances. Benson is determined to help, and sets out to find another way, but her research reveals that there are thousands of untested rape kits across the nation. Appalled, she still presses forward with the investigation, finally unearthing a lead in Los Angeles that might see some peace for her victim.moreless
    • Venom
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      Ken Randall calls Benson for help after he's picked up in an alley late at night. He claims that he was looking for a body after overhearing a man talk about murdering a woman and dumping her body while he was at the bar that night. Fin is upset that no one informed him his son was in trouble and inserts himself into the investigation. Suspicion soon falls onto Ken's cousin, Darius Parker.moreless
    • Charisma
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      A career con artist, forger and thief turns to murder and serial pedophilia to populate the cult he created and to get his hands on a multi-million dollar trust fund. The detectives have trouble getting any leads because no one in the cult is saying anything, not even their names.
    • Blast
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      The team investigates when young Carly Hunter disappears while walking home from school one day. While processing evidence found at the scene, Warner realises that the little girl has leukemia, and they need to get her home as soon as possible to begin treatment. Despite the ransom drop going wrong, the detectives are able to find the little girl thanks to evidence O'Halloran finds at the scene, but as she tells her story to Stabler and her mother, it soon becomes clear that her kidnapper is someone very close to home. Stabler and Warner end up becoming hostages when the kidnapper approaches Jake Hunter directly.moreless
    • Dependent
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      Benson and Stabler attempt to question a confused young woman about an attack on her parents that left her brother traumatized, and Stabler puts his career on the line when he goes too far.
    • Web
      Season 7 - Episode 21

      When an eight-year-old propositions a male classmate, Stabler and Tutuola are called in to investigate the case and soon learn that Jake Winnock's father spent seven years in prison for molesting his older brother, Teddy. D.N.A. tests clear Gregory Hensal of abusing his son, but implicate Jake's older brother, whom detectives soon learn has been running his own personal internet pornography site. T.A.R.U. tech Ruben Morales joins the detectives in their search for Teddy after he goes missing, but his own guilt about his nephew's molestation after being raped by an online predator he met using the computer Morales had given him colors his judgment when dealing with one of the suspects.

    • Monogamy
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      After a psychiatrist's seven-month pregnant wife is found unconscious and bleeding in a parking garage with her unborn child missing, the paramedic reports to Benson that it appears as though the woman sustained massive abdominal trauma that appeared to be an emergency caesarean section. After the investigation uncovers a trail leading to infidelity and questions about the paternity of the baby, Stabler begins to feel the stress of the investigation.moreless
    • Scheherezade
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      Stabler heads to see terminal cancer patient Judson Tierney after a request from his parish priest, and soon realizes that Tierney has a story that he is dying to tell but only wants to tell to his estranged daughter. With Benson keeping an eye on Tierney, Stabler looks into the man's past and learns that he was once involved in a series of unsolved bank robberies, and that he has been keeping a secret about his daughter for over twenty years.moreless
    • Birthright
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      The investigation into the attempted kidnapping of a six-year-old girl uncovers a fertility doctor's scheme to steal embryos, and prompts a custody battle between the child's biological and birth mothers.
    • Risk
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      An infant overdoses on cocaine mixed in the baby food and the detectives arrest a suspect. Upon receiving resistence from Internal Affairs, the entire squad goes undercover to flush out a drug ring run by dirty cops.
    • Pique
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      Observed by an FBI psychiatrist, the detectives uncover a horrifying motive for the slaying of a software company employee by a fired colleague when they learn of the suspect's true relationship with his overbearing mother.
    • Damaged
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      When a six-year-old girl who was critically injured in an apparent robbery gone bad and later dies is found to have tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease, detectives investigate the family, the store clerk, and the son of a prominent attorney who had appeared to foil the crime. After evidence turns up that the little girl's older sister was dating the alleged sexual predator, Cabot has to work some legal magic to eradicate the deal that had been made with the older sister for her testimony.moreless
    • Locum
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      Benson and Stabler are pulled between suspects when they are called to the home of a missing 10-year-old girl by her adoptive, but controlling, parents. Believing she ran away to meet a man with whom she was friends on the internet, suspicion turns towards Erik Weber whose expressed interest in Benson surprisingly strikes a spark. Then a mystery from the parents' past is revealed, and a girl's life hangs in the balance.moreless
    • Unintended Consequences
      Season 19 - Episode 6

      Rollins is sent undercover to an exclusive rehabilitation center after a teenager is found dead after her visit to the facility. Elsewhere, Benson worries about Sheila.

    • Service
      Season 19 - Episode 18

      After a prostitute is beaten and raped, Rollins is forced to battle her demons to remain objective and Stone must compel a witness with a secret to testify against the army.

    • Facing Demons
      Season 20 - Episode 16

      Airdate: 2/21/19

      Benson and the SVU investigate the death of a supposed pedophile.

    • Diss
      Season 20 - Episode 22

      A pop star is assaulted in her home, and the SVU investigates the public feud between her rapper husband and a competing recording artist. Meanwhile, Fin's family ties to a suspect takes him off the case.

    • Brothel
      Season 20 - Episode 15

      Fin teams up with an old colleague to track down the proprietor of a pop-up brothel.

    • Exchange
      Season 20 - Episode 21

      After a cab driver assaults a teenager, Benson follows leads to a sex trafficking ring.

    • Wrath
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      The detectives investigate three murders that seemingly have with no connection to each other, but each one has ties to Benson's previous cases and the detectives worry that Benson is the intended target.
    • Countdown
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      The detectives become a little edgy after working around the clock to find an abducted girl, with clues pointing to a serial murderer and rapist who kills his victims on the third day. After trapping the killer, they are prepared to give him the death penalty until they find out that one of his victims was never found and he offers her location as a plea bargain.moreless
    • Burned
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      Stabler and Benson find themselves on opposite sides when Valerie Sennet accuses her estranged husband, Miles Sennet, of breaking into her home and raping her. Because Miles has no history of violence and Valerie refuses to allow detectives to use her daughter Tessa as a witness, he is soon released, and Stabler and Benson continue to clash as Benson remains convinced that Miles raped Valerie and is a danger, and Stabler believes it may be a case of a wife crying foul to punish her soon-to-be ex-husband.moreless
    • Taken
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      The case of a seventeen-year-old rape victim during the opening festivities of a luxury hotel takes a strange turn when her immediate family tries to keep the scandal quiet by preparing a lawsuit. Detectives soon realise that the girl isn't the innocent she pretends to be. Cragen tells Benson that her mother died outside the Velvet Room, and Benson bounces back quicker than anyone thought she would.moreless
    • Angels
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      The body of a battered young boy found in a luggage compartment of an airport shuttle bus sends the detectives to his guardian who was discovered to be a pedophile only to find his corpse in bed with his genitals removed. The subsequent investigation leads them to a travel agency specializing in exotic trips for sexual predators.moreless
    • Design
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      Benson saves April Troost from committing suicide, but feels responsible when Troost dies during the trial of the man she accuses of raping her and getting her pregnant. It isn't long before detectives learn that Barclay Pallister wasn't the only man April picked up in a bar who has no recollection of sleeping with her, and the squad realizes that Troost was no victim. Their search takes them from prospective parents looking to adopt her child to the men she drugged and accosted to the sperm center she used to work at, which ends up at the center of the case.moreless
    • Storm
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      When a teenager and her younger sister end up in the hospital after a day at the park, detectives learn that both girls were abducted from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina along with a third sister who is still missing. Despite the interference of a local reporter, Jackson Zane, detectives are able to catch the kidnapper, a known pedophile, and recover the girl, but when Alvin Dutch dies and the autopsy determines it was Anthrax, Benson puts everything on the line so that she can get the truth out there.moreless
    • Slaves
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      After a shopkeeper brings a note for help to the squad, the detectives begin trying to locate a young Romanian woman named Ilena, only to find her aunt, who hasn't seen the girl in months. The squad eventually find her at the home of the Morrows, a successful yuppie couple. A forensic psychologist analyzes the team, and presents disturbing findings to Cragen, suggesting that one of the detectives be removed from the team.moreless
    • Ridicule
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      What appears as an accidental death leads to a case involving a male stripper who claims that the deceased was one of three women who raped him at a bachelorette party.
    • Remorse
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      Television reporter Sarah Logan refuses to let her recent rape get her down, and talks about her experiences on the air which leads to the arrest of a young man that the police feel is responsible by Benson and Stabler, as Munch finds himself forming a bond with the brave reporter.moreless
    • Justice
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      In investigating the sexual assault of a 16-year-old, it's discovered that the victim is the rebellious stepdaughter of a judge.
    • Soulless
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      After a rape victim is abducted from the hospital and later found murdered, the detectives discover that one of the multiple suspects is a sociopath with a juvenile conviction for rape, torture and murder.
    • Swing
      Season 10 - Episode 3
      When Elliot's daughter, Kathleen, breaks into a couple's home and steals a pendant he is forced to deal with ghosts from his past. Unfortunately, his missteps put Kathleen's future and mental health at risk, and it will take all of Olivia's skills to make things right.
    • Dominance
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      A quadruple homicide with sexual overtones is just the start of an intense rampage of killings that brings a homicide detective into the mix. As the entire squad races against time to prevent further victims, the evidence lead Tutuola and Deuthorn to a building superintendent, his two sons and a cross to bear.moreless
    • Legacy
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      An abused 7-year-old girl lays comatose as the detectives investigate members of her dysfunctional family to determine the source of the abuse, in a case that hits close to home for Munch.
    • Stalked
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      When the body of an assistant district attorney is found raped and beaten in Central Park, Benson lets her emotions get the best of her as she takes it upon herself to bring the suspected rapist, a local realtor, to justice. Stabler tries to get the man's business partner to help him, but Benson may be the one who ends up needing help.moreless
    • Choreographed
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      After Danielle Masoner dies in Central Park, Stabler follows the leads to a homeless man who turns out to be a better witness than he thought. Paired up again with Benson, Stabler investigates her death, but it keeps bringing up memories of Dani Beck for him. During the course of the investigation, Benson and Stabler learn that Danielle's husband was sleeping with a friend of theirs, leading the squad to suspect first him, but their suspicion soon turns to the husband of the other woman.moreless
    • Pure
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      After an 18-year-old girl is kidnapped, psychic Sebastian Ballentine comes forward claiming to have information on the killings. Stabler refuses to believe that Ballentine is a real psychic, and is convinced that the hints he is dropping about the case indicate he is somehow involved.
    • Scourge
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      The team searches for a serial killer who justifies his crimes with paranoid religious motivation set on by a rapidly deteriorating medical condition.
    • Mean
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      The conviction of a group of sociopathic high school bullies who turned one of their own from a victimiser into a torture murder victim escalates the systematic peer abuse at their exclusive private school, leading to further tragedy.
    • Pandora
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      The brutal rape, and subsequent death, of a female motorist turns out to be an informant for the FBI acting as a cyber vigilante for catching on-line pedophiles to capture the predators. Stabler, along with the homicide detective who found the victim's husband murdered, follow the trail of evidence for the latest victim she had been tracking, leading them to the US Attorney's Office and a trip to Prague for Stabler to assist the Czech authorities when they find the girl who was tricked into going there.moreless
    • Chameleon
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      The detectives go on the trail of a recently paroled rapist responsible for the murder of a prostitute during a raid at a men's club and are called to the scene where he was shot in self defense by his own gun. However, the murder weapon was also used in another crime while he was still in prison, leading the detectives to investigate the victim through a trail of previously unsolved cases, a spending spree and another victim.moreless
    • Informed
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      Benson is called in after a young woman shows up at the hospital, raped and beaten with her head shaved. Haley Kerns refuses to submit to a rape kit, but Benson steals her underwear before leaving the apartment and gives it to Warner to check out. When Benson returns to her apartment she encounters Star Morrison, who admits that Haley is a federal informant working with them on eco-terrorism. After Stabler is wounded while out on a search with Morrison, Benson and she work to get information from Haley before the eco-terrorists can strike.moreless
    • Closure
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Benson does her best to help a rape victim who is able to describe her attack in perfect detail, yet unable to properly identify her attacker when push comes to shove. When the detectives revisit the case a few months later, they find the woman even less willing to talk about what happened, as she claims she has moved on. Things turn sticky when Benson and Cassidy spend the night together, because Benson just wanted one great night, but Cassidy is left wanting more.moreless
    • Serendipity
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      A dead baby is found in a gutter, sending the detectives on a hunt for its mother. She too turns up dead, and the clues point to a dermatologist whose DNA happens to match the evidence in a cold case of child molestation. Casey Novak, the ADA newly assigned to prosecute SVU cases, butts heads with Benson and Stabler over their handling of these murders. Though she has the blessing of DA Arthur Branch, she is still unsure of whether or not she is the right person to take Cabot's place.moreless
    • Poison
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      A child is taken to a hospital after passing out, and it is discovered that she had a huge amount of detergent in her stomach. The first suspect is the mom and her daughter claims that she forced her sister to drink the detergent. After a scary confrontation with the judge he rules that the daughter cannot testify and therefore the mom is found not guilty. Novak then enlists Clark's assistance in obtaining evidence to remove the judge from the bench after his bias in two child abuse cases lead to the death of the child who died of suffocation by the mom and in another case the wrongful incarceration of an innocent woman.moreless
    • Victims
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      A former police officer, now a community activist, is a suspect in the murders of known sex offenders, all of whom share a certain characteristic that scars their victims for life.
    • Inheritance
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      The search for a serial rapist leads to a suspect who was himself a product of rape, and whose father was convicted of that crime. The young man's attorney blames his genetics as the reason for his actions.
    • Care
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      The battered body of a five-year-old girl in foster care is discovered, and suspicion soon turns to the girl's foster brother, who is into violent video games and doesn't seem quite right in the head. The investigation turns to the girl's biological mother as well as to her foster mother and grandmother as the team tries to figure out who is the real guilty party, and who is only a red herring.moreless
    • Runaway
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      The search for a police officer's runaway daughter, which leads the detectives through an underground rave culture that caters to wayward teens, is seen through the eyes of the squad room personnel and their interviews with the Internal Affairs division.
    • Lost Traveler
      Season 13 - Episode 9

      The team battles mistrust and prejudice from all sides when it investigates the abduction of a Romani boy who was last seen on his way home from school.

    • Ripped
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      When the teenage son of Stabler's old partner comes under suspicion for attacking a classmate, Stabler's inability to treat this like any other case gets him suspended.
    • Debt
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      As Benson and Stabler investigate the disappearance of a mother and her teenaged daughter, they uncover a conspiracy between a corrupt immigration attorney and gangsters running a prostitution ring that is staffed by women they have smuggled into the country and imprisoned as sex slaves.
    • Merchandise
      Season 12 - Episode 4
      Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate the death of a teenaged girl involved in a hit-and-run accident after Dr. Warner rules her death was a homicide based on signs of malnutrition and a recent delivery. When the evidence leads them to a human trafficking operation, however, they contact an old colleague whose promotion has given her some influence. Elsewhere, Captain Cragen becomes increasingly frustrated with the deteriorating condition at his precinct.moreless
    • Totem
      Season 12 - Episode 20
      Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate a child's sexual abuse and murder, finally realizing that to find their suspect will require the special consultation of Dr. Cap Jackson.
    • Nocturne
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      After a pharmacy turns over some disturbing photos of a young boy, Benson and Stabler arrest a piano teacher for child molestation. After the boy claims to have seen other pictures of young boys at the teacher's house, the detectives get a warrant and while going through his personal affects, they find a series of videos that document the life of a young boy named Evan. Believing he can make or break their case, the team hunts Evan down only to realize that his testimony may not help at all because Evan is scarred far more deeply than they realized.moreless
    • Payback
      Season 1 - Episode 1

      The grisly murder and castration of a New York cabbie draws the elite Special Victims Unit of the NYPD, including veteran Detective Elliot Stabler and his partner, Olivia Benson, who soon discover that the victim had assumed the identity of another man, mainly because he himself was a wanted man.

    • Zebras
      Season 10 - Episode 22
      A murder in Central Park that involves a tourist puts the SVU on high alert, but when the suspect they've brought in for questioning escapes, Munch has to reach out to an ex-wife in an effort to prevent another killing that's closer to home.
    • Rockabye
      Season 7 - Episode 9

      After sixteen-year-old Lauren Westley loses her unborn child due to a severe abdominal beating, her father's insistence that Lauren was raped leads detectives to the baby's father. It isn't long, though, before the detectives realize Lauren was an active party in her own beating, and the two teens had found it necessary to take the steps they did because the abortion clinic kept putting off Lauren's request for an appointment. Novak faces a tough opponent in her own office when she and Branch disagree over the appropriate action to be taken against Wayne Mortens, the young girl's boyfriend.

    • Baby Killer
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      The tragic shooting death of a young girl leads investigators to a little boy, and they soon realize that the gun used has been used in another crime scene.
    • Coerced
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      In resolving the kidnapping case of a little boy by a schizophrenic, Stabler uncovers further crimes at an adult group home with Huang's help.
    • Loophole
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      Stabler ends up, out of commission after a perpetrator high on PCP throws him through a window at the station, so Benson teams up with Munch and Tutuola to investigate a mysterious packet of photos. The photographs lead them to both a suspected child pornographer and a junkie burglar, but after Benson takes ill during the investigation, the team realises that there is more than child pornography at stake as their investigation soon reveals that Seth Millstead wasn't into little boys at all, but had been using the tenants of the apartment building in an experiment for a new pesticide.moreless
    • Wrong Is Right
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Stabler's daughter, Maureen, bears witness to a horrific crime scene; the murder of a man who was set on fire. The internal investigation into the psyches of the SVU detectives yields interesting results.
    • Wildlife
      Season 10 - Episode 7
      When an exotic bird is found dead in the bag of a viciously murdered woman, all evidence leads to an animal smuggling ring. However, Stabler's already strained marriage may collapse when he decides to go undercover to break the ring, and his life is on the line when Olivia jeopardizes his identity.moreless
    • Manhunt
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      The details of a kidnapping are similar to a series of rapes and murders that may link the crime to a serial killer.
    • Folly
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      The beating of a young man uncovers a dangerous male escort service where the boss may have reasons for sending her staff on potentially deadly dates.
    • Dolls
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      When the decomposing body of sexually molested five-year-old girl is discovered, Detectives Benson and Stabler's investigation leads them to the painful reality that they are searching for a serial pedophile as they race to save the life of his latest victim. As the mother of the missing girl frantically awaits news of her daughter's whereabouts, she must reconcile the fact that her own recent bout with addiction may have played a part in her daughter's fate.moreless
    • Identity
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      Complications ensue in the investigation of a Stone Cold Assassins gangbanger who fell off a building after attacking a tagger. Confusion arises when the tagger confesses to being there and committing the act, but the physical evidence seems to prove otherwise.
    • Contagious
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      After a car accident a nine-year-old girl is examined and it's found she's been sexually abused. Out of fear and desperation, the girl blames her soccer coach for molesting her. Soon a slew of other girls claim they also have been raped by the same coach. During the investigation, Benson has to try to keep Stabler from falling apart as his wife has left him.moreless
    • Uncle
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      After a mother and her ten-year-old daughter are found raped and butchered in their apartment, Stabler and Beck take in a homeless man who turns out to be Munch's uncle, Andrew. Initially he's their main suspect until they find their way to a new suspect. Unfortunately, when their only evidence against Brent Allen Banks is thrown out in court, Andrew, suffering from mental illness, goes too far trying to do what he is convinced is the right thing.moreless
    • PTSD
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      The murder of a marine, along with the removal of her baby from her womb, puts the unit at odds with the Navy JAG Corps when it fights to keep the case, since her rape occurred in-theatre by a superior officer. Skeptical of JAG's handling of the case to date, Fin and Benson press forward with their investigation, even as Olivia's flashbacks of her own assault impede it and put a suspect at risk.moreless
    • Mercy
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      When the body of a baby girl is found inside a cooler, the detectives need to investigate just who she is, and how she got there. They soon learn that the little girl had a genetic disorder known as Tay-Sachs disease, and that her name is Sarah Brown, and she is the only daughter of Andrea and Daniel Brown. When Andrea admits to having killed her daughter, Alex has to put aside her own feelings of sympathy to prosecute Andrea Brown for the murder of her daughter.moreless
    • Grief
      Season 4 - Episode 23

      Benson and Stabler investigate when a server is found in the alley behind a club, where she was raped and shot to death. Multiple suspects and no real leads make it a difficult case to solve and prove, until evidence eventually tells the story. Stabler's bond with the victim's father turns deadly, and ultimately upends the man's trial. Only Alex can right the wrong to get her desired verdict.

    • Mask
      Season 12 - Episode 13
      When a woman is raped by a masked man with her domestic partner tied on the bed beside them, Benson and Stabler try to identify the man. Ann Jackson is left in critical condition, but her partner remembers details that strike a chord in Ann's father's memory. Unfortunately, Captain Jackson is a psychiatrist who invokes privilege, which leaves Benson and Stabler to investigate the doctor and what turns out to be quite a colorful and dissolute history.moreless
    • Internal Affairs
      Season 15 - Episode 4

      An officer from the 12th precinct makes accusations of fraud and cover-ups against his precinct, but the results of his charges end up with him committed to a psych ward. The Internal Affairs Bureau asks SVU to assist in their investigation, and sends in Cassidy undercover. Cassidy's life may be in danger, though, when someone at the 12th wants to keep the status quo.

    • Gone
      Season 7 - Episode 16

      Doug Waverly and Nick Pratt are charged with rape and murder in the disappearance of Canadian student Jennifer Durning after Nick's cousin, Jason King, claims that while he had consensual sex with her that night the other two raped her. A stray pubic hair leads Novak to Keith Willis, a drunk who was paid off by the boys to get Jennifer out of the hotel and who later saw the boys kidnap her, but Willis isn't exactly fit to be a witness as his mind has deteriorated badly after years of alcohol abuse. Jason King disappears. Although they are able to find a bug in Donnelly's office, they are not able to prove that it was placed there by Pratt or Waverly. Judge Donnelly is forced to dismiss the case against the two boys since there is no case without Jason's testimony.

    • Hothouse
      Season 10 - Episode 12
      A teenager's body is found in the Hudson, and identifying her requires Benson to go undercover as a madam. Unfortunately, her name is the easy part because it leads to an abusive parent, a school for geniuses, and a reason so unreal that Benson and Stabler end up advocating for the perpetrator with the ADA assigned to the case.moreless
    • Head
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      After discovering a hidden camera under a public toilet seats, the detectives soon discover a young boy's molestation.
    • Redemption
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Stabler is teamed up with John 'Hawk' Hawkins to capture a serial rapist/murderer whom Hawk originally convicted years earlier. As the investigation progresses, the more unlikely it becomes that the convicted culprit was guilty. Hawk is then at a crossroads about his life and his prestige as an officer.
    • Above Suspicion
      Above Suspicion
      Season 14 - Episode 2

      Cragen's fate lies in the hands of a DA with an agenda and the outcome of Cassidy's undercover work.

    • Confrontation
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      Stabler and Beck disagree on how to handle a case involving a rapist who seems to be escalating his attacks. Beck is getting too personally involved in the case and with the victims, which Stabler warns her against.
    • Stolen
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      The kidnapping of an infant at a grocery store leads to a scheme of snatching and selling babies for adoption which brings back a case from twelve years ago that involved Captain Cragen and his partner, the late Max Greevey.
    • Appearances
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      The body of an eight year old beauty pageant contestant is found on a bus, leading the detectives to a paroled sex offender convicted in Florida who played out the crime on a virtual-pronography website, which results in Cabot putting the owner of the web hosting company on trial for facilitation of murder.moreless
    • Surveillance
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      The sexual assault of a cellist leads the detectives to a stalking case where the suspect uses surveillance equipment.
    • Waste
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      The investigation into the rape of a comatose woman leads to a doctor whose stem cell research is funded by a billionaire with Parkinson's disease who is desperate for a cure.
    • Bad Blood
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      The death of a young gay man initially leads Benson and Stabler to investigate his father, a Conservative well-known for his homophobic viewpoints, but once they start looking into the young man's living arrangements they realize the person they're looking for may be closer than they think. Munch tries to help Benson find the man who raped her mother, and could potentially be her father.moreless
    • Conscience
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      The detectives and the district attorney get played first by the teenage murderer of a young boy, and then by the victim's father, who uses his professional expertise to escape punishment for avenging his son's death.
    • Spooked
      Season 11 - Episode 6
      Benson finds a familiar face at a deserted drug house while she and Stabler are investigating the deaths of a couple with a drug cartel connection. All civility is lost when Agent Porter attempts to use jurisdiction to get rid of them, and the detectives determine to continue with their case which turns out to involve much more than drugs and the people who run them.moreless
    • Pop
      Season 12 - Episode 11
      Benson and Stabler investigate the beating death of a young boy whose body was abandoned on a carousel. Initially suspecting a school bully, their leads eventually send them to a gambling ring and a shocking twist to the case.
    • Resilience
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      When a fifteen year old girl is saved from jumping in front of a train, SVU is called in to help her. She falsely accuses an ex-boyfriend of raping her, but when the search turns to her dysfunctional family, surprise discoveries are made. From an overly helpful father, mysterious children, an overaffectionate little girl, a bracelet, and finally sperm from two men who never raped, SVU discovers that the family is even worse off than they thought.moreless
    • Penetration
      Season 12 - Episode 8
      Benson and Stabler are investigating the rape of Agent Dana Lewis when suddenly she no longer cooperates and cites her undercover assignment as the reason. Frustration leads to the detectives joining her operation, which is protesting the plans to build a mosque at Ground Zero – at least that is what is supposed to be happening.moreless
    • Manhattan Vigil
      Season 14 - Episode 5

      A kidnapping case reminds Benson of a similar case that is over a decade old. So, while the team races to find the current victim, Benson reopens the cold case, hoping both will be solved.

    • Gone Baby Gone
      Season 19 - Episode 9

      Emotions run high as the SVU squad embarks on a frantic search for Benson's missing son.

    • Haystack
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      Stabler finds himself drawn into a case where a young mother has committed suicide after her baby goes missing, and finds that there are two different fathers pursuing Kendall Kozlowski. The case leads to questions for Benson about her own family history.
    • Night
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      After a young woman is found raped and murdered near a nightclub, with five hundred dollars stuffed into her mouth, Benson and Stabler follow the fingerprint trail on the money to attorney Jason Whitaker, whose sole responsibility seems to be handling the trust for the Duvall family. Soon detectives are convinced that Gabriel Duvall is their rapist, but don't have quite enough evidence to put him away. A.D.A. Novak is working on both the case and a terrified former victim when she is brutally attacked in her office late at night.moreless
    • Abuse
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Stabler and Benson suspect parental neglect may have led to the tragic death of the son of two famous singers, leading them to fear for their little girl. Benson develops a strong attachment to the girl, who has a history of serious injuries. Her parents don't like Benson around their daughter, so they take out a restraining order and put Benson's job in jeopardy.moreless
    • Rooftop
      Season 3 - Episode 4

      When an HIV-positive male with a record of assaulting underage girls is discovered in a sexual clincher with a young woman on a rooftop, the detectives are determined to put him back inside. After a series of rapes and murders that cannot be traced to him, though, they begin to wonder if they've been looking the wrong way.

    • Tangled
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      When arriving party guests find a prominent doctor murdered and his wife raped, the investigation starts with his estranged son and a former patient, then moves to his mistress and her neighbor and the realization that the wife was the intended victim.
    • Tragedy
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      In a race against time to find a woman with a high-risk pregnancy who's kidnapped as approaches her delivery date, Benson and Stabler are faced with more than one suspect willing to take the fall for the crime.
    • Collateral Damages
      Season 17 - Episode 15

      Det. Rollins' undercover case involving child pornography reveals a surprising suspect who is willing to use his power to subvert justice.

    • Strain
      Season 7 - Episode 5

      The discovery of the bodies of two young gay men who were both meth addicts as well as victims of a new strain of AIDS that can kill its victims in less than a year leads to an investigation. Tutuola learns that his son Ken is gay, and has difficulty accepting it, even though he and Benson end up going to Ken for help with infiltrating an anti-meth group. The group's leader, Gabriel, soon becomes their top suspect when the squad realizes that the two men died because they passed the disease on to someone else.

    • Sick
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      The prosecution of a suspected pedophile is impeded by parents who refuse to produce their molested child for questioning to avoid losing the millions they were paid through a non-disclosure agreement, and by the discovery that a second molestation accusation was falsified in an attempt to extort a settlement similiar to that received by the first victim.moreless
    • Painless
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      After finding a woman handcuffed to her bed with a bag over her head, the detectives believe it was a homicide. Later on the detectives find out the woman had been planning her suicide for quite a while. Due to an event in Munch's past, he becomes personally involved in finding out if a terminally ill embryologist facilitated the suicide of the victim. They find out that the victim had been encouraged by the embryologist through the use of a website.moreless
    • The Undiscovered Country
      Season 19 - Episode 13

      A terminally ill baby is missing, and the squad has differing opinions about the parents' rights over their child's life. Meanwhile, a new ADA joins the team, and Barba's dabbling in the right-to-die case causes a major disruption in the DA's office.

    • Families
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      The investigation into the death of a pregnant teenager exposes a long-held family secret which precipitates another violent death and the destruction of two families.
    • Weak
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      After arguing with Stabler about their personal lives, Benson enlists the help of a former cop turned psychiatrist in apprehending a serial rapist and murderer who attacks disabled women.
    • Honor
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      The vicious assault of an Afghan diplomat's daughter uncovers clues that may suggest Taliban traditions justify 'honor killings' when the child defies the wishes of their parents or their culture.
    • Parasites
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      When the remains of a young woman are found buried in an apartment courtyard with a collar and leash, Stabler and Benson determine that the dead woman is Ava Parulis, a Romanian immigrant who was brought to the United States for an arranged marriage. They discover from Ava's estranged twin, Irina, that the dead woman had left her abusive husband, and made a habit of taking advantage of the riches of wealthy suitors.moreless
    • Popular
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Stabler's wife tells him that her friend (a nurse) treated a young girl for rape by a teacher. Despite being advised not to find out further details, Stabler, with help from Benson, crack open the case to disturbing details. The girl had been part of a club in which sexual favors were given for drugs in a group of teenagers.moreless
    • Born Psychopath
      Season 14 - Episode 19

      The SVU detectives investigate after a school nurse notices multiple injuries on a young girl.

    • Assaulting Reality
      Season 17 - Episode 21

      The SVU squad investigates and becomes part of a dating reality series when a contestant claims she was raped.

    • Perfect
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      A murdered 14-year-old girl leads the detectives to a prominent physician who specialises in reproduction therapy.
    • Rage
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      Fourteen years ago, Stabler had a chance to nail Gordon Rickett for the abduction, rape and murder of Dana MacNamara, but Rickett managed to get off. With the recent discovery of the body of Kerry Lynn Palmer, Stabler has another chance at cracking the case. They can only hold Rickett for twenty-four hours, but are able to glean enough information during that time period to at least have a place to start. Cragen and Benson both worry that Stabler will let his hatred for the suspected child molester interfere with his ability to do his job.moreless
    • Surrender Benson
      Season 15 - Episode 1

      William Lewis holds Benson in captivity while the squad desperately searches for clues to her location. As days pass by, it seems more and more unlikely they will find her in time. Then a string of rapes and murders gives them hope and finally a trail to follow.

    • Missing
      Season 20 - Episode 17

      The SVU pursues a suspect when a child is discovered in the trunk of an abandoned car.

    • Man Down
      Season 20 - Episode 2

      Conclusion. ADA Stone blames himself for the shocking verdict in Sam's case, and before Benson can offer help, Sam makes a tragic decision.

    • Exile
      Season 20 - Episode 6

      A young woman wakes up in the hospital with no memory of her assault, and Carisi's investigation stalls when she disappears.

    • Revenge
      Season 20 - Episode 4

      SVU investigates an online incel group, one of whose participants may be the perpetrator in an escalating string of break-in assaults.

    • Dearly Beloved
      Season 20 - Episode 19

      The SVU investigates a he said, she said case when a woman crashes a wedding to accuse her therapist of sexual assault..

    • Hell's Kitchen
      Season 20 - Episode 8

      A waitress at an after-hours VIP party is sexually assaulted.

    • Control
      Season 5 - Episode 9

      The mutilation of a subway commuter leads the detectives to discover their "victim" may be the perpetrator in abducting women and forcing them to live in his dungeon for several years as his bride. As the detectives prepare to arrest their victim-turned-suspect, Benson arrives ahead of the other detectives to find their perpetrator murdered and is crucified in court as a result of turning away one of his victims four years ago because she did not believe the report.

    • Disappearing Acts
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      The detectives respond to a brutal rape only to have the victim taken into custody by federal agents on racketeering charges. The investigation leads them to a father-son duo who are in the federal witness protection program and an agent who appears bound and determined to protect them, regardless of consequence, so they can testify against the Russian mob.moreless
    • Delinquent
      Season 12 - Episode 23
      A naked teenage boy found asleep in a woman's bed puts Detectives Benson and Stabler on the hunt for what turns out to be a possessive mother who has a "reasonable" excuse for his every misbehavior. As they attempt to ferret the truth out of the manipulative teenager, a bigger truth may await them.moreless
    • Or Just Look Like One
      Season 1 - Episode 3

      Benson and Stabler investigate after a beaten-and-raped teenager is dumped in front of a hospital's emergency room, and Stabler finds it hits a little close to home when the evidence leads to the world of modeling and its emphasis on waif-like appearances.

    • Wanderlust
      Season 1 - Episode 5

      After a travel writer is found tied up with a woman's undergarment choking off his air supply, Benson and Stabler initially suspect his landlord's boyfriend, but suspicion soon turns to the landlord and her daughter. Both seem far too interested in what their tenant is doing with his time. Meanwhile, Benson and Stabler butt heads over who the perpetrator is, and after learning the daughter had a sexual relationship with the tenant, things take an even stranger turn.

    • Limitations
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      At the request of a victim, the police commissioner comes to Cragen with a special request -- close the case of the man who raped three women nearly five years ago before the statute of limitations expires. The detectives finally get a lead when they realize one of the victims knows the rapist, but she's not willing to talk.moreless
    • Haunted
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      Fin is reunited with his own son as he risks his life to save two small children, one caught in the middle of a bodega robbery and the other from the junkie who set the child's mother up for murder and then stole him to use as a front in her scheme to boost materials for her meth lab.moreless
    • Girl Dishonored
      Season 14 - Episode 20

      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.

    • Imprisoned Lives
      Imprisoned Lives
      Season 15 - Episode 2

      An abandoned boy found in Times Square leads detectives to his home. What turns out to be a house of horrors leads to the rescue of multiple victims and cold cases that may be solved.

    • A Single Life
      Season 1 - Episode 2

      When the body of Gretchen Quinn is found wearing only a red slip after having gone through an upper-story window, Benson and Stabler soon find out that 'Gretchen Quinn' has never existed. While trying to piece together her life, the detectives are led to Gretchen's psychiatrist and a well-known television newscaster, both of whom were sleeping with her, and through an overdue library book finally trace Gretchen back to a young woman who changed her name and identity after graduating high school.

    • Manipulated
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      After the body of Vicky Riggs is found, Benson and Stabler delve into her private life and finally learn that in addition to being a respected lawyer, she was also a stripper. A surveillance photo leads them to Linus McKellen, her boss' husband, who was also having an affair with her. There isn't enough evidence to prove he murdered Vicky, but when Vicky's co-worker at the club, Josie Post, is also found murdered, DNA proves that McKellen's semen was found in her body, despite his disabled wife Tessa's conviction that he would never murder anyone. Suspicion turns on Tessa herself once the detectives interview the only man who seems capable of having committed the murders.moreless
    • Cage
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      After a van containing two young children ends up in the river, Beck finds herself drawn to the young girl, Eden, and the investigation into a tape found in the vehicle turns up a mysterious death involving a controversial attachment therapy technique. Beck tries to do the right thing by saving Eden, only to find herself torn when it seems as though there is nothing she can do to help. The investigation into the rebirthing turns up a foster family who abuses the children in their care, but not all of the children agree that it was abuse.moreless
    • Tortured
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      A Tibetan woman who was tortured in her home country is found murdered, with her foot missing, and after an exhaustive search of potential suspects, the killer is a victim of torture himself.
    • Greed
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      Investigating the assault of the wife of a restaurateur during a robbery, leads the detectives to a similar assault, and to a locksmith.
    • Uncivilized
      Season 1 - Episode 7

      When a young boy is found murdered, suspicion leads Benson and Stabler to a recently paroled child molester. Although they both hate what the man has done in the past, it is soon obvious to the detectives that the teenagers who initially steered them in the man's direction are hiding secrets of their own.

    • Parts
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      After a woman's head is found in a car junkyard, the detectives track it down to the black market.
    • Outsider
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      Tutuola reluctantly works on a case involving the rape of a coed after his son Ken feels responsible for catching the rapist. Tutuola trying to solve the case with the rape victim unwilling to cooperate, crosses paths with another detective, Chester Lake, who is also investigating similar cases as part of Brooklyn SVU. The two clash at first but when another rape occurs, the two detectives must work together and pick up the pace before the rapist strikes again.moreless
    • Escape
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      When a convicted pedophile, desperate to prove his innocence before his terminally ill mother dies, escapes from prison and kidnaps his accuser to force him to recant his story, Benson finds herself in the middle of a hostage situation beginning to believe his story. After he is disarmed, Benson reviews his case to try to uncover the truth.moreless
    • Fat
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      Stabler teams up with an new partner to investigate a sexual attack on Jessica DeLay, a sixteen-year-old girl who worked tobacco stings for the Department of Health and face an overweight young brother and sister who claim it was an act of vengeance for Jessica and her friend, Tommy Strahan, beating up their older brother Rudi for being fat. Stabler and Blaine arrest DeLay and Strahan, but when the two are released due to lack of admissable evidence, Rudi Bixton takes justice into his own hands.moreless
    • Taboo
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      A college co-ed's tale of rape and an unknown pregnancy is suspect after detectives learn that she's been linked to not one but two abandoned newborns.
    • Juvenile
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      A cancer patient who was growing marijuana in her apartment is found raped and murdered, sending the detectives on a hunt for two junior-high students, each blaming the other. The prosecution team is faced with the dilemma of trying the older boy as an adult, despite evidence that he was not mentally capable of being able to carry out the crimes.moreless
    • Mother
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      Although they are hampered by doctor-patient confidentiality as they investigate the near-fatal beating of a psychiatrist who may have been attacked by one of her patients, Benson and Stabler are able to link the assault to child abuse and a unsolved homicide.
    • Lust
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      The wife of a retired attorney, a public-health doctor, is found murdered and raped in Central Park. Her work involved contacting sexual partners of HIV patients which gives the detectives a long list of suspects. The discovery of a second body in Central Park with the same signature shifts the focus to a serial killer; however, the trail leads to a man who has no knowledge of the crimes but has a distant connection to the doctor and her husband.moreless
    • Turmoil
      Season 11 - Episode 8
      Stabler is torn between a troubling rape case in which the victim has had pictures posted on the net and his son, whose friend's actions may endanger a life and both of their futures.
    • Dreams Deferred
      Season 14 - Episode 9

      The FBI calls on Benson and her team for assistance when a man goes on a killing spree throughout the state, and a prostitute from one of her old cases could be key to finding and stopping the rampage.

    • Ritual
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      The investigation into the death of a young boy who appears to be the victim of a ritualistic killing leads to the discovery that he was one of many children smuggled from Nigeria to be sold into slavery
    • Careless
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      The investigation into the death of a foster child, who passed out at a midnight exorcism, leads to charges of neglect and murder for the foster parents and the social worker.
    • Girls Disappeared
      Season 16 - Episode 1

      In the 16th-season opener, Benson adjusts to being a foster mom to baby Noah, whose life is in jeopardy after Amaro does some undercover work linked to Noah's deceased biological mother. Meanwhile, a new addition to the squad has a rough start.

    • Hysteria
      Season 1 - Episode 4

      When a young woman is found dead, she is initially believed to be a prostitute, and the latest in a long line of victims. But when they look at her home life, Benson and Stabler realize that she does not fit the pattern, and may not be connected to the other deaths after all. The other deaths, however, have a connection no one anticipated.

    • Quarry
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      When the body of a seven-year-old child is found, the squad again begins to investigate convicted serial killer Lucas Biggs, believing that he molested and murdered the boy. While Biggs can detail every child he ever molested, he swears that he has no memory of this one. Further investigations show that there is another suspect, but before he can be picked up, someone picks him off.moreless
    • Home
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      A mentally ill woman's paranoia intensifies after her innocent-bystander husband is murdered during a robbery, fueling her descent into child abuse, abandonment, and death.
    • Her Negotiation
      Season 14 - Episode 24

      Detective Benson's life is ultimately endangered after Detective Rollin's standard arrest of a flasher spirals out of control.

    • Privilege
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      Detectives Benson and Stabler are called to a crime scene – a young woman dressed in a maid's uniform has apparently committed suicide. But there's lots of sexual related bruising so they question whether she was pushed and if she was raped.
    • Shaken
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      The discovery of a beaten infant leads Stabler and Cragen on a search for the attacker who may be a pedophile. When the medical evidence shows that the injuries were a result of shaken baby syndrome, Stabler shifts the focus of the investigation to those closest to the child: her mother, the nannies and a boyfriend of the mother.moreless
    • Paranoia
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      The rape of a veteran police officer, who trained Benson, is first linked to her ex-husband's gambling debts, and then to her fellow officers.
    • The Third Guy
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      An elderly woman is found tied up and sexually assaulted in her apartment, and suspicion is initially on the young men that had broken into her home and robbed her, but once the detectives catch the young men, they learn that there was someone else in the apartment. The offered plea bargain initially doesn't go over well, but they finally reach a deal which leaves the detectives with a new case - whether or not the person that sexually assaulted the woman was mentally handicapped.moreless
    • Hooked
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      When the body of a teenager is found with her older cousin's I.D., Benson and Stabler investigate only to learn that that the teen had been part of a group who had 'hooked up' online. As their investigation intensified, they realised that the victim was the object of an older man's obsession, but before they can arrest him he also turns up dead.moreless
    • Counterfeit
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      A woman is found raped and killed by her car. Benson and Tutuola try to figure out why there were drugs in the victim's trunk but then find that a similar rape was committed. This victim says that a police officer raped her after pulling her over for a supposed driving violation. The D.A. now has to zero in on the corrupt cop.moreless
    • Undercover Blue
      Season 14 - Episode 17

      Bart Ganzel's trial finally hits the docket, but a complication in the form of a rape charge against Detective Cassidy may derail the case completely. When the trial turns against Cassidy, Barry Querns dips into his bag of tricks to set the case aright. The surprise, though, is on Detective Amaro.

    • Confession
      Season 10 - Episode 2
      When Eric, a teenage boy comes into the precinct to confess his sexual feelings towards his younger stepbrother, Stabler and Benson aren't sure exactly how to handle this because no crime has been committed. When they find out Eric is missing they must find him before a crime is committed.
    • Secrets
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      A case involving the rape and murder of a teacher hits a snag after the woman's illicit sexual history is exposed.
    • Protection
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      A 6-year-old boy wounded in a shooting is brought to the hospital ER but abandoned by the brother who reported it and their mother. The case leads the detectives to a woman who is on the run from her abusive lover, a drug dealer whom she saw kill a rival.
    • Demons
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      Twenty years after being convicted of the rape of a teenage girl, Ray Schenkel is released, much to the dismay of retired detective William Dorsey. When a teenage girl is raped on the route Schenkel would have taken home, Stabler goes undercover as a recently paroled sex offender so that he can get into the same therapy group as Schenkel, and the same halfway house. Cragen worries that Stabler may be getting in over his head.moreless
    • Infected
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      Monica Phelps is found dead in her apartment, her son Nathan hiding in the closet behind her body. Detectives soon link Monica's death to philanthropist Ted Carthage, who runs an organization dedicated to helping people get off the streets. Benson is certain that Carthage is the killer, but a shaky ID from Nathan puts him back on the street. After Nathan kills Carthage himself, Sophie Devere argues that Nathan committed the killing because he saw Carthage shoot his mother -- something the gun manufacturers don't like.moreless
    • Deception
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      A family portrait painted by a kindergartner leads the detectives to investigate her mother for child sexual abuse of her teenage stepson. When the boy's father is found murdered, the focus of the investigation shifts to the boy -- and his stepmother goes to great lengths to protect him and prevent the detectives from learning the truth.moreless
    • Lost Reputation
      Season 14 - Episode 1

      The team attempts to rally behind Captain Cragen after he comes under investigation for the death of the escort beside whose body he awoke. Unfortunately, they are hampered by an aggressive district attorney and a replacement captain whose management style differs greatly from Cragen's.

    • Hunting Ground
      Season 13 - Episode 15

      Crime interferes in Benson and Haden's romantic getaway and causes them to question the relationship after an investigation into a missing prostitute leads the detectives towards a repeat offender and a ticking clock if the current victim is to be saved.

    • Amaro's One-Eighty
      Season 15 - Episode 11

      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.

    • December Solstice
      Season 16 - Episode 16

      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.

    • Fallacy
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      Benson and Stabler try to prove self-defense when a rape victim kills her attacker. Events take an unusual turn when they find out that the victim is a pre-operative transsexual.
    • Deadly Ambition
      Season 14 - Episode 15

      The squad helps keep Rollins' beaten and pregnant sister safe from her dangerous boyfriend. Unfortunately, the lines they cross trigger yet another IAB investigation that jeopardizes the team and may cost a detective's job.

    • Branded
      Season 12 - Episode 6
      The detectives investigate a case where two men have been raped and forever marked by a depraved lunatic, but as they search for a connection between the victims and the perpetrator it becomes clear there's also a link between the victims as well.
    • Liberties
      Season 10 - Episode 21
      A favor for a judge who is hearing a harassment case sends Stabler and Benson to interview a death-row serial killer in order to determine the fate of his son.
    • Prodigy
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      When an animal rights activist is found decapitated in the park, Benson and Stabler must determine which of their two main suspects – a sociopathic teenager or a recently paroled rapist – is responsible for the murder.
    • Criminal
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      When it becomes obvious that a forensics expert raped and murdered a student, the investigation focuses on a criminology professor Cragen arrested decades earlier for similar crimes, and it's up to Cragen and his team to discover if the professor is the perpetrator or the victim of a bitter rival, a disappearing alibi witness, a corrupt businessman, and ultimately, Cragen's rush to judgment.moreless
    • Mood
      Season 19 - Episode 2

      The details of a rape put the SVU at odds. Meanwhile, Benson goes on the offensive when her personal life is scrutinized.

    • Disrobed
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      After a judge is found murdered in his car, the detectives begin looking into his background and learn that he often delivered special verdicts for women in return for sexual favors and was also behind the funding of a local governor's bid for re-election. The team soon turns their eye to a battered wife with a secret.moreless
    • Execution
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      As an inmate gets closer and closer to his death penalty sentence, Stabler struggles to find out whether that man was the perpetrator of a different crime with an unidentified murderer. Dr. Huang assists Stabler but the investigation goes haywire to mixed results.
    • Recall
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      Stabler and his new partner, Dani Beck, investigate the rape of a young woman named Nikki, who soon identifies a prominent lawyer, Martin Trenway, as her rapist. The squad has difficulty making the charges stick until another victim comes forward, but her testimony cannot be proven reliable. Determined to get at Trenway, Beck tracks down a woman from his past who holds the key to convicting Trenway, if they can convince her to expose the truth.moreless
    • Pixies
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      The investigation of a gymnast's murder involves her strict trainer, a wealthy benefactor and a competitor.
    • Surrendering Noah
      Season 16 - Episode 23

      Barba and Benson's case involving Noah's biological father threatens Benson and Noah's future.

    • Persona
      Season 10 - Episode 8
      All of Benson and Stabler's work exposing the truth surrounding a false rape report may be lost when the victim recants her testimony, and Olivia's attempt to keep the woman safe exposes a deeper and more heartbreaking secret causing Judge Donnelly to take a personal interest in the case.
    • Manic
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      When a student is accused of shooting and killing two of his classmates, his lawyer defends that he was forced to take depression medication in order to attend school. The trail of evidence eventually leads to an illegal marketing scheme by a major pharmaceutical company.
    • Hate
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      After a man accused of the murders of three Arabs claims that he was genetically and biologically predisposed to hatred and violence, Benson and Stabler dispel the fallacy of his defense when they uncover the real impetus to the slayings.
    • Acceptable Loss
      Season 14 - Episode 4

      The team, reinvigorated by Cragen's return, almost has a sex trafficking ring in their sights. But their evidence crosses over into Lieutenant Eame's terrorism investigation, and Benson must find another way to the perps when SVU's case is halted.

    • Repression
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      After therapy uncovers repressed memories of abuse and fearing her seven-year-old sister is currently being molested, an eighteen-year-old girl brings charges of rape against her father who winds up murdered when those charges are dismissed.
    • Rescue
      Season 12 - Episode 10
      A rape case happens to turn up Vivian Arliss' name, and Benson, who has not given up trying to find Calvin's mother, wants on the investigation. When Cragen gives it to Tutuola and Munch instead, she will risk her job, defying his orders, because of the bond forming between her and Calvin.moreless
    • Underbelly
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      After a third young teen is found dead, a paw print tattoo on her lower back, Stabler and Beck investigate the tattoo, which leads them to Broder House, a foster home for young girls. They learn that Chantal was one of a number of girls who had ended up working the streets for a man named Victor. Stabler warns Beck that she can't get emotionally involved in every case, but the two work together to bring down Victor, relying on one of his girls to get the evidence that they need.moreless
    • Sophomore Jinx
      Season 1 - Episode 6

      After a female student is murdered at a local college, Benson and Stabler turn their attention to the school's basketball team. However, the college blocks their investigation at every turn because they are not willing to risk the negative publicity that the investigation could bring to the school and the upcoming championship. Meanwhile, at home, Stabler has problems with an obstinate Maureen.

    • Contact
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      After seven young women in a six-month time span are raped by a flash-and-dash assailant on the subway, the brass calls in a psychiatrist to help the team get into the head of the perp. When he is caught, they learn he possesses the driver's license of a new victim that could put him away. Jeffries decides to keep a very close eye on the man they believe is guilty of the crimes until the others can talk to her.moreless
    • Consent
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      A college girl is raped during a frat party, but can't remember anything that happened. The detectives then find that she had a date rape drug in her system, leaving the detectives with many suspects and accomplices.
    • Lowdown
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      When the death of a prosecutor is staged using information gleaned from a co-worker's caseload, Novak endangers her career to obtain a confession.
    • Vulnerable
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      When an elderly woman breaks into an apartment, the detectives discover she had been mistreated but have to investigate with no credible information from the victim because of Alzheimer's. They discover that she had been released from a nursing home to the custody of her financially scheming son who becomes the prime suspect. However, they go back to the nursing home to find a pair of suspects, including the director who details the dangers faced by both patients and staff with her own heroics precariously standing out.moreless
    • Chat Room
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      When a teenage girl comes into the squad room to tell the detectives that she was raped by a man she met on the internet, the detectives set up a special sting operation, but end up stepping on some highly-placed toes as Munch plays the kid to net the big fish.moreless
    • Educated Guess
      Season 13 - Episode 8

      A patient in a hospital psych ward claims that he witnessed a girl being raped. The SVU team investigates and discovers that the victim has claimed to be raped before.

    • Lessons Learned
      Season 14 - Episode 8

      Amaro's detective instincts tingle after a strange conversation with a professor. The team's investigation into sexual abuse at the private school, however, is stymied by a powerful board that's unwilling to expose the school to scandal. As more victims identify themselves, Benson and Barba reach out to a retired educator to get justice.

    • Manhattan Transfer
      Season 17 - Episode 17

      A sexual exploitation case involving Catholic schoolgirls results in surprising charges against people in esteemed leadership positions, including judges, lawmakers, lawyers and cops.

    • The Good Girl
      Season 20 - Episode 20

      When a pregnant teenager refuses to name the baby's father, Benson uncovers a secret that leads to a tragic death.

    • Accredo
      Season 20 - Episode 5

      A member of a women's empowerment group is found murdered, leading the cops to the group's charismatic male leader. Meanwhile, Rollins keeps her pregnancy under wraps to avoid going on desk duty.

    • Man Up
      Season 20 - Episode 1

      Part 1 of 2. In the Season 20 premiere, teenager Sam Conway shows evidence of rape but refuses to name his attacker. Meanwhile, Benson and Rollins confess to some major life changes.

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    • Assumption's
      Season 20 - Episode 23

      Correct Title: Assumptions

      The SVU searches for two suspects spotted fleeing the scene after a Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue. Meanwhile, Benson is dismayed to find Rob Miller out on bail.

    • Abomination
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      After the homosexual poster-boy for a sexual re-education group is found murdered, the detectives suspect an outspoken minister who was in the process of flooding the victim with hate mail and death threats. When the activist's alibi checks out, the detectives turn their attention to a professor who objects to the victim's thesis on the failure of sexual re-education groups.moreless
    • Chicago Crossover
      Season 16 - Episode 7

      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.

    • Class
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      When a coed dependent upon financial aid is found dead with a large sum of cash, detectives suspect her wealthy roommate.
    • Bound
      Season 5 - Episode 23

      A nurse, whose brother owns the home-nursing company she works for, takes her childhood abandonment frustrations at her mother out on the rich elderly women the company cares for, leaving the detectives to believe they have a money-hungry serial killer on the loose. The detectives know the nurse has committed the murders of what they thought were six people, but they cannot prove it, that is until Benson and Stabler do a little roleplaying and get the nurse to confess that she has killed numerous elderly women and framed the murders on her brother as a way to get back at her mother and brother.

    • Outcry
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      A missing teenager found beaten and tied up in a college dormitory under construction claims that she was raped by three students, but as the investigation proceeds and information obtained by the police and the press causes her story to unravel quickly, the girl recants. Since Benson remains convinced that a rape did occur, the focus of the investigation shifts to the girl's overly-protective stepfather who has resisted the investigation from its onset. When the girl finally tells the truth about the attack, it becomes apparent that her lies were calculated to protect her innocent stepfather from physical and financial ruin, because the girl says her father's boss raped her. After the girl says who attacked her a previous victim comes forward and says that she had the same attacker.moreless
    • Possessed
      Season 12 - Episode 12
      A young woman's assault leaves clues to a hidden past that might help solve her case. Benson and Stabler find an elderly man who might assist, but in the end it will come down to who holds the evidence.
    • Twenty-Five Acts
      Season 14 - Episode 3

      After a talk show host rapes his guest, the author of the latest BDSM novel, Benson and Rollins must convince her to come forward and press charges against the celebrity. Once Amaro starts digging into her background for the new DA, though, a secret from her past threatens the trial.

    • Contrapasso
      Season 19 - Episode 3

      Detectives Carisi and Rollins investigate a case in which a man is left castrated and near death. Elsewhere, Benson's attorney gives her no good news about her investigation.

    • Entitled
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      After a salesman is murdered, the detectives turn their attention to Stephanie Mulroney, the youngest daughter of a well-known family with some deep connections. But as they join forces with the officers from the two-seven, they realize that their case is connected with a long-unsolved case that Briscoe once handled years ago with his former partner, Mike Logan.moreless
    • Noncompliance
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      The question of patients' rights surfaces when a schizophrenic man refusing to take his medication is a suspect in the stabbing death of psychiatric doctoral student.
    • Traumatic Wound
      Season 14 - Episode 21

      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.

    • Gambler's Fallacy
      Season 15 - Episode 17

      Rollins' gambling losses puts her under obligation to the club managers. Their repayment means Rollins must commit a crime, but the act tangles her up in a more serious crime. Meanwhile, Benson and Tutuola must face that Rollins has may be guilty.

    • Spring Awakening
      Season 15 - Episode 24

      An escort service that lures clients online leaves some of its male clients raped and robbed. As Benson investigates the case, she finds that she knows one of her suspects. Meanwhile, Amaro has attracted IA's attention once more, and he reaches out to an old friend for advice.

    • Asunder
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      The truth behind the alleged rape of a woman by her police officer husband comes to light when a history of domestic abuse is uncovered. Jeffries makes a decision about her future with the SVU.
    • Misleader
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      After the pregnant daughter-in-law of a prominent religious figure is found murdered in her hotel room, the detectives turn their eyes on her well-connected family only to discover that her infidelity, and the probable father of her child, was probably what lead to her death.
    • Choice
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      After a man is arrested for attacking his pregnant wife and then seeks to have her charged her with neglect for drinking during her pregnancy, Benson learns that this is not the first time a child has been exposed to the devastating repercussions of the woman's uncontrolled alcoholism.
    • Crush
      Season 10 - Episode 20
      Benson and Stabler begin a fraught investigation when injuries are found beyond that which a teenage girl should have sustained after a fall down some stairs. Complicated by a "sexting" scandal, a reluctant victim and a hard-nosed corp. counsel whose ambition overrides her compassion, Olivia, Elliot and a defense attorney find themselves taking on a family court judge with an agenda to save the girl's life in more ways than one.moreless
    • Know It All
      Season 18 - Episode 15

      A suspected perpetrator resorts to extortion of the squad when he threatens to reveal secrets each of them holds.

    • Holden's Manifesto
      Season 16 - Episode 4

      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.

    • Fashionable Crimes
      Season 17 - Episode 20

      After a model is raped by a fashion photographer, the suspected perpetrator uses his connections to shield himself from prosecution.

    • Silence
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      A murder in a church leads Benson and Stabler to an alleged cover-up involving sexual abuse by a priest.
    • Official Story
      Season 13 - Episode 12

      When the CEO of a government military contractor is found sexually assaulted and drugged in a park after he was confronted by protestors, it seems there will be no lack of suspects. But when the detectives' investigation takes them to Iraq, they realize their case may not be a typical sex crime.

    • Institutional Fail
      Season 17 - Episode 4

      A malnourished toddler is found wandering and leads police to another ill child from the same home. The investigation eventually lands the Department of Child Services in hot water. Meanwhile, Chief Dodds tells Benson to expect some changes at her squad.

    • Trials
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      When a seven-year-old boy steals a van to get away from abusive foster parents, it's the first string that will begin unraveling a cold case where a serial rapist uses the womens' biggest vulnerability to keep them passive. Meanwhile, Stabler's investigation into his stolen credit card reveals a surprising suspect, the new ADA introduces herself, and Olivia's flashbacks to her assault leave her distracted at work.moreless
    • Goliath
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      After the wife of a police officer claims her husband raped her, Benson and Stabler arrest the man and come close to believing his version of events when he attacks his captain. When another officer murders his wife and attempts to kill himself that same night, the whole force gets involved and soon realises that the two men both recently returned home from Afghanistan, where they were given the drug Quinium, an anti-malarial. With the reluctant help of reporter Sherm Hempell and a base doctor with an attack of conscience, Novak takes on the U.S. army. Stabler has trouble with the case because of his history in the marines.moreless
    • Downloaded Child
      Season 15 - Episode 19

      A single mom gets arrested for child endangerment because she leaves her daughter home alone. However, Benson suspects the mother's actions are based on fear and not neglect, and Dr. Lindstrom uncovers the woman's own repressed memories of being abused.

    • Parole Violations
      Season 16 - Episode 17

      Carisi's future brother-in-law makes a rape accusation against his female parole officer, forcing Carisi to investigate whether his sister's fiancé is telling the truth or allowing his old bad habits to resurface.

    • Lead
      Season 10 - Episode 15
      A pediatrician convicted of molesting his patients is found murdered after threatening a countersuit against his medical practice and the police department, and while investigating his claims along with motives for his killing Stabler and Benson run into former ADA Cabot who has her own reason for involving herself in the case.moreless
    • Rotten
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      In their investigation of a prisoner's death, Benson and Tutuola learn that he was assaulted before being incarcerated.
    • Sacrifice
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      A shooting outside of a gay bar leads the detectives to the victim's family, which includes a bitter feud with his parents, and his wife's involvement in pornographic movies.
    • Blood
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      After a young woman's baby is tossed out of a car, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out what happened, and after learning the young woman is addicted to prescription pain killers, their investigation leads them to an elderly woman named Jenny Rogers, who lives with her son Kevin and daughter-in-law Carol. The young woman finally identifies Carol Rogers as the person who solds her the drugs, but when detectives go to confront Carol they find her body, and are left trying to uncover who really killed Carol. Stabler uses his influence as a police officer when his daughter, Kathleen, is arrested for drunk driving.moreless
    • Pornstar's Requiem
      Season 16 - Episode 5

      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.

    • Home Invasions
      Season 13 - Episode 14

      The investigation into a home invasion that leaves only the daughter alive has many repercussions. Evidence sends detectives in the wrong direction, Detective Rollin's job is threatened when someone from her past appears, and one man makes a sacrifice for good.

    • Jersey Breakdown
      Season 15 - Episode 12

      A raped and beaten teenager who is found under the High Line leads the detectives to a New Jersey strip club and its powerfully connected owner. A jurisdictional tug-of-war ensues between the courts, and Barba suspects corruption when the opposing court assists in Jersey's police force obstruction. The team turns to a familiar face in the federal prosecutor's office to get justice for the victim and stop a burgeoning crime syndicate.

    • Chasing Theo
      Season 18 - Episode 8

      A 6-year-old vanishes in the middle of a wild party his mother was hosting, and the search for the child leads Benson to reflect on her own role as a parent.

    • Baggage
      Season 10 - Episode 18
      A turf war ensues when Stabler and Tutuola link an artist's murder to a serial killer, and the detective assigned to that case focuses more on their involvement in an investigation he believes belongs solely to him than on identifying the killer.
    • Personal Fouls
      Season 13 - Episode 2

      A local coach's induction into a city basketball hall of fame is disrupted by accusations of sexual abuse by one of his former players, and another addition to the squad arrives.

    • Double Strands
      Season 13 - Episode 4

      Detective Rollins believes she has picked up a thread on a cold case from back home when she investigates the rape of a dancer by a tattooed man. Although the suspect maintains his innocence, Rollins is sure he is her serial rapist. Detectives Benson and Amaro know the evidence is damning, but deeper investigation may reveal a surprising twist.

    • Poisoned Motive
      Season 14 - Episode 22

      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.

    • Starved
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      After a dating service is linked to three rapes, Olivia goes undercover to ferret out the rapist and meets Mike Jergens, a surgeon who enjoys controlling the women in his life. The detectives are soon led to his girlfriend, Cora Kennison, but shortly after testifying in the grand jury hearing Cora marries Mike. After Cora attempts suicide, Mike fights her mother, Virginia, to unplug her feeding tube.moreless
    • Doubt
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      When a college student claims rape and her professor claims it was consensual sex, Stabler and Benson find themselves in the middle of a he said, she said battle, trying to decide whether to believe the alleged victim, or the alleged perpetrator who claimed she liked it rough. Benson sides with Myra, the victim, whereas Stabler finds himself wondering if Polikoff is telling the truth about being innocent, especially after Myra falsely accuses Stabler of touching her inappropriately. After giving more thought to the situation, Benson and Stabler each wonder if the other is right. Stabler has bigger problems on his hands, though, as Myra's attorney reveals that Kathy has moved out and taken the children.moreless
    • Gray
      Season 12 - Episode 9
      Stabler's participation in a Take Back the Night rally at Kathleen's campus results in an extra case for him and Benson when a student claims she was raped. Unfortunately, the case turns out to be a "he said-she said" type with little evidence. Enter Sonya Paxton, and it can only get more complicated.moreless
    • Transgender Bridge
      Season 17 - Episode 3

      A teenaged transgender girl is assaulted in a park on her way home from school, and ends up in the hospital. Her three attackers are caught, but the DA's choice to try one of her assailants as an adult weighs heavy on the squad as they deal with the affected families.

    • Nationwide Manhunt
      Season 17 - Episode 14

      Two escaped murderers are pursued by the squad and two visiting detectives from Chicago.

    • Flight
      Season 12 - Episode 15
      Detectives Benson and Stabler are frustrated by the justice system when it seems their prime suspect in the case of a sexually abused teenager with PTSD may be able to buy his way out of a conviction with his high-priced lawyer and manipulations.
    • Heartfelt Passages
      Season 17 - Episode 23
      When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad. 17th Season Finale
    • Beautiful Frame
      Season 14 - Episode 11

      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.

    • The Newsroom
      Season 18 - Episode 16

      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.

    • Patrimonial Burden
      Season 17 - Episode 7

      A reality TV family's secrets begin to spill when their young teenage daughter learns she's pregnant.

    • Alien
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      An investigation into the near fatal beating of a 12 year old boy uncovers a female suspect whose trial becomes about the rights of same sex parents.
    • Clock
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      Stabler and Tutuola pair up to investigate when two teens go missing while their school is on a field trip to a local museum. The investigation takes a turn when the lead suspect is someone no one had expected. Stabler experiences a conflict with his daughter, Kathleen.
    • Great Expectations
      Season 18 - Episode 11

      Rollins and Scanavino investigate a youth hockey team when one of the players is the victim of a brutal sexual assault.

    • Friending Emily
      Season 14 - Episode 6

      A young girl follows her sister into a college party and disappears. The unit mobilizes all their resources, but the kidnapper's expertise with the internet makes him hard to trace until DA Barba offers his assistance. Rollins' focus, meanwhile, fragments after her sister's appearance.

    • Undercover Mother
      Season 16 - Episode 15

      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.

    • Russian Love Poem
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      When multi-millionaire Andrew Harlin is found murdered in his home, Benson and Stabler turn their suspicion to Harlin's long list of lovers, which includes both men and women. Evidence at the crime scene leads detectives to a pair of Russian escorts, but before they can get the truth from them, one turns up dead, and the boyfriend of the other confesses to murder.moreless
    • Stocks & Bondage
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      The death of a local businesswoman throws the team into the world of bondage and sado-masochism where they first investigate the woman's colleagues but are soon on the trail of a host of individuals involved in the world of whips and chains.
    • Russian Brides
      Season 13 - Episode 7

      The murder of a mail-order bride on the night of her engagement party leads the detectives to a blackmail scheme by the Russian mafia, and an opportunity for Captain Cragen to flex his undercover muscles.

    • Name
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      After the bones of a boy who disappeared in 1978 are found at a playground, Stabler, still visibly recovering from a recent gunshot wound, teams up with Vizcarrando to determine the boy's identity, which leads them to a cold case involving four missing Puerto Rican boys that were never found.
    • Pursuit
      Season 12 - Episode 17
      Benson and Tutuola are called in to investigate when crusading TV host Alicia Harding's quest to find her sister's abductor becomes dangerous. ADA Paxton gets involved, but she may not be entirely objective. And as Harding nears closure, she will put someone's life at risk.
    • Gridiron Soldier
      Season 15 - Episode 16

      A university hazing gone violently wrong puts Rollins on a case involving a friend from Georgia. Benson's investigation reveals a pattern of abuse, and targets the team's coach. Meanwhile, Rollins asks for help with her personal life.

    • Depravity Standard
      Season 17 - Episode 9

      Child abductor Lewis Hodda's trial date has arrived finally, and Benson focuses on the proceedings in order to make sure Hodda is convicted. However, when Hodda rejects a plea, Barba must reconstruct his case from decades-old evidence and depositions. Then a familiar face returns as a defense expert, and the prosecution is dealt another blow.

    • No Good Reason
      Season 19 - Episode 4

      A teenager disappears after schoolmates make her the subject of a vicious cyberbullying attack.

    • Brotherhood
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      The murder and sodomy of a local fraternity pledge master leads the detectives to his pornographic web site, which features college girls at a local bar. Further investigation points back to the fraternity, whose members are not cooperating, and their code of conduct for prospective pledges.
    • Beast's Obsession
      Season 15 - Episode 20

      William Lewis escapes from prison, and kidnaps a girl. In order to rescue her, Lewis requires the truth from Benson and a showdown.

    • Influence
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      An unstable woman stops taking medication and mows down 10 people with her car; a former rock star wages an anti-psychiatric drug campaign.
    • Transitions
      Season 10 - Episode 14

      Benson and Stabler untangle the different tales that arise from the discovery of a badly beaten man who was found in the parking lot of a strip club, investigating the strippers on duty, an ex-wife, and their transgender daughter.

    • Child's Welfare
      Season 13 - Episode 16

      Detectives Tutuola and Rollins investigate when a homeless couple report the discovery of an abandoned baby close to a hospital. Elsewhere, Detective Benson prevails on Bayard Ellis to assist her half-brother when he tells her Children's Services is going to take away his children.

    • Wonderland Story
      Season 15 - Episode 5

      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.

    • Pattern Seventeen
      Season 16 - Episode 9

      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.

    • Game
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      The squad is at a loss on what to do with a violent homicide when Stabler's son points out that the event is straight out of a video game. Interviewing the game's creators leads them to a former employee, who then leads them (with a few other steps along the way) to a teenage couple who claim to be unable to distinguish fantasy from reality.moreless
    • Valentine's Day
      Season 13 - Episode 18

      A rape and kidnapping is reported by the husband who watched it unfold via videochat while traveling home from a business trip. When the ransom demand is met, detectives intercept the wife when she arrives to get the money. Her debriefing, however, raises Benson's suspicions and a full investigation is launched.

    • Brief Interlude
      Season 14 - Episode 23

      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.