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.
These are their stories.
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As of the end of season seventeen, Olivia Benson and Dominick Carisi, Jr. are the only detectives to have not been shot in the line of duty. However, Benson was stabbed by Victor Paul Gitano in season seven's "Fault." 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
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
Referenced in Isn't It Romantic
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan See more