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
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.
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Did You Know?
The badge numbers for each Detetive is as follows
- Detective Elliot Stabler's shield number is 6313.
- Detective (later Lieutenant) Olivia Benson's shield number is 4015.
- Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola's shield number is 3198.
- Detective Nick Amaro's shield number is 0840.
- Detective Dominick Carisi Jr.'s shield number is 0188.
- Detective Amanda Rollins' badge number is 0458.
The time-lines of trials seem to be rushed and take place within days of the crime. Most of the cases on this series are rapes and homicides, with a kidnappings thrown in. These cases, if not plea bargained, are seldom heard in less than a year after the event. See more
M.E. Melinda Warner
[performing an autopsy with the detectives present
No fluids present. Tests show spermicide common in condoms.
[removes an organ from the body and weighs it
This is fun.
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 Law & Order: Fixed
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan See more