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.

  1. Dick Wolf


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  1. Mariska Hargitay

    Mariska Hargitay

    Olivia Benson

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    Fin Tutuola

  3. Kelli Giddish

    Kelli Giddish

    Amanda Rollins

  4. Peter Scanavino

    Peter Scanavino

    Detective Dominick 'Sonny' Carisi, Jr.

  5. Philip Winchester

    Philip Winchester

    Peter Stone

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Season 20

2018 | 11 Episodes

Season 20 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered on September 27, 2018.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit



Status Returning Series


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  • TV-14


    This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 43m



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