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.
Still New York's finest. (season 19)
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Did You Know?
ADA Rafael Barba is played by Raúl Esparza
, a Broadway star with many award nominations and awards. Coincidentally (or maybe not), in a deleted scene Barba mentions he is going to be seeing Hamilton, one of the most famous Broadway shows to date. See more
We consistently see the police go undercover to investigate a sex crime despite the fact they would have appeared in the media for other cases they have been assigned too. See more
Det. Olivia Benson
Your one night as a bachelor and you go to the grocery store? That's lame.
Det. Elliot Stabler
A grocery store with strippers.
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