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.
Not every case is black and white.
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Did You Know?
With the commencement of its fifteenth season in September 2013, the series surpassed Knots Landing
(1979) as the longest running live-action spin-off series in American prime time television history. Knots Landing
(1979), a spin-off of Dallas
(1978), ran for fourteen seasons from 1979 to 1993. See more
During a number of episodes which portray trials which extend over a multi-day time periods, the jury is often shown wearing the same clothing as during the beginning of those trials. See more
Capt. Donald Cragen
My wife was on an Orlando turnaround as a flight attendant, and I was home, scrubbing algae off the tiles around the swimming pool that we never used, the one that got me into hot water with Internal Affairs, because 'what's a cop doing with an in-ground pool", right?, and then the phone rang, the call she always expected, always dreaded.
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
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan See more