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. Written by
Still New York's finest. (season 19)
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At the start of season thirteen, episode titles were no longer one word. Season thirteen is also the first season without Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni
). See more
Cases occasionally involve a murder that the detectives investigate. Though they'd be consulted on any sexual aspect of the crime, SVU wouldn't investigate the murder itself. See more
Capt. Donald Cragen
What would it take to get a blanket DNA on an entire facility?
ADA Alexandra Cabot
A constitutional amendment.
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 30 Rock: ¡Qué Sorpresa!
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan See more