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
Where Risks are Taken
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Did You Know?
After the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001, NBC ordered the opening credits for the 2001-2002 season re-edited to remove images of the ill-fated buildings. See more
The series is ostensibly based on the NYPD's Special Victims Division, but the SVD wasn't established until 2003, four years after the series premiered. See more
[Looking through a victim's purse for ID
No jewelry. I always carry at least a pair of earrings in my purse.
Yeah, like you carry a purse.
That's 'cause you carry it for me.
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