A young boy is found wandering alone in Central Park and the search for his parents leads to startling evidence of a planned mass casualty event in the city. As the SVU works with the joint-terrorism task force to find the suspects and the motive, Lt. Benson must also convince Barba ...
Newly tested DNA evidence leads to the exoneration of a prisoner who served 16 years for a rape conviction. However, he's investigated again one day later in the wake of a shocking new crime.
When a man uses a false identity to lure a vulnerable married woman to bed, Barba thinks the evidence amounts to rape.
A sexually assaulted athlete's double life could destroy her Olympic career and ruin the case against her attacker; Rollins sister is released from prison on parole.
A sergeant makes Benson choose between loyalty and duty when his son is accused of rape.
A record label CEO and his protégé are questioned for their involvement in the assault of a transgender student.
The SVU team investigates a woman has been sexually assaulted by a masked man, but she believes the rapist is the same man who went to jail for stalking her. Meanwhile, Tucker contemplates retirement and a future with Benson.
A 6 year-old boy disappears from his bed in the midst of a wild, drug-fueled party thrown by his mother. With a child's life on the line, the case causes Benson to scrutinize her own role as a mother.
The powerful family of a retail empire closes ranks when a bartender accuses one of their own of rape.
In the series 400th episode, a teenaged boy uses a rifle to stop an assault on his mother, but soon learns the target was someone he knows.
The SVU investigates the players of a top youth hockey team after a vicious locker room hazing.
Fin revisits his military roots when a fellow Army Ranger struggles to recover from a sexual assault.
An investigation hits a nerve with Benson when a suspect claims his genetics causes him to commit rape.
A top-level investment banker accuses her billionaire client of rape.
A man under investigation for rape and murder threatens to expose the secrets of those working the case.
Benson and Barba ask witnesses to put their jobs on the line after a news anchor makes an on-air disclosure of rape against her boss.
A fake news story leads the squad to a real child sex trafficking ring.
A popular spiritual guru with a dark past is accused of rape.
A young woman visiting NYC with her church group is raped by a friend.
A hate crime is committed against a Muslim family, resulting in the death of their daughter. Things get complicated when a crucial witness in the case is deported, forcing Barba to drop the charges against a suspect.
In the 18th-season finale, two families seek justice for their loved ones in the wake of a suspect's unexpected release. Soon, public protests on the matter escalate to violence, leading Benson to go to desperate lengths to make an arrest.