In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.
21 Years and Still Making History
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Did You Know?
In season fifteen, it appears that Detective Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay
) now has a larger, fourteen carat, rectangular necklace charm of the same earlier design. She received it from her psychiatrist after her kidnapping and torture, where the original had been held as evidence at the time. See more
When the detectives want to "bring in" or "pick up" someone for questioning, the subjects are usually located instantly. That might work if they had a consistent schedule they followed faithfully every day, but there are few people who do that. Also, many of the people they are looking for are homeless or otherwise itinerant, and even they don't know where they will be tomorrow. See more
[repeated line when suspects give a "great" excuse for what they've done
ADA Casey Novak
Is that the best you can come up with?
From the second episode of the second season (2000-2001), the opening credits break the pattern followed by the earlier episodes of SVU, the original Law & Order, and Criminal Intent. Instead of the credits ending with a shot of the cast walking towards the camera, they instead are shown sitting around a desk. See more
Referenced in Nip/Tuck: Candy Richards
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan See more