Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 17
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 17

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.

Genres: Crime, Drama

Production Companies : Wolf Films, Universal Television, USA Network

Alternative Titles : La Ley y el Orden: UVE, Law & Order: Unidade de VĂ­timas Especiais (SVU), Law und Order Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: SVU, Law and Order: New York, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

Networks: NBC

Quality: HD FullHD UltraHD

Rating: 7.2

Casts: Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Martin Markaj, Tiffan Borelli, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino, Brian Wallace, Vanessa Bontea

Episode Lists
Episode 1 : Devil's Dissections (1)

In Part 1 of the two-part 17th-season opener, the squad revisit a crime scene where bodies were buried by a serial killer. Rollins tries to get a confession, but the killer reveals shocking new info instead. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 2 : Criminal Pathology (2)

In the conclusion of the two-part 17th-season opener, a serial killer reveals shocking new info, and problems in the case mount as Barba faces slick lawyers in court. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 3 : Transgender Bridge

When a transgender teen is assaulted by high school bullies, the case quickly escalates to tragedy, and the squad agonizes over whether the punishment fits the crime. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 4 : Institutional Fail

A malnourished toddler is found wandering and leads police to another ill child from the same home. The investigation eventually lands the Department of Child Services in hot water. Meanwhile, Chief Dodds tells Benson to expect some changes at her squad. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 5 : Community Policing

An unarmed black man is shot by three police officers who claim they were following proper procedure while pursuing a rape suspect. As racial tensions mount throughout the city, Barba indicts the three cops. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 6 : Maternal Instincts

A violinist is raped by her colleague, but he doesn't remember committing the crime and claims he was drugged and robbed by a hired escort. Meanwhile, Rollins' mother throws a baby shower for her; and Sgt. Mike Dodds reports to work at the SVU squad. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 7 : Patrimonial Burden

When a pious TV family's reputation is shattered by a teen pregnancy scandal, SVU uncovers the reality behind the reality show. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 8 : Melancholy Pursuit

The search for a missing teenager takes an emotional toll on Dodd, DNA could lead to the teen's abductor. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 9 : Depravity Standard

Lt. Benson seeks justice in the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda, but when a plea deal is rejected, Barba must rely on decades-old evidence to make his case and faces off against former SVU colleague Dr. Huang. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 10 : Catfishing Teacher

A high school student plans a clandestine hookup with his female teacher but ends up in a far more sinister situation. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 11 : Townhouse Incident

Benson is taken hostage when she tries to stop a home invasion. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 12 : A Misunderstanding

A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 13 : Forty-One Witnesses

A woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 14 : Nationwide Manhunt (I)

Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay and Dawson join the SVU in the hunt for two escaped murderers (returning guest stars Dallas Roberts and Jefferson Mays) they helped to convict. (Part 1 of a 2-part Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Chicago P.D. crossover) ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 15 : Collateral Damages

Two high-profile suspects are arrested in the takedown of an online pedophile ring following a sting operation. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 16 : Star-Struck Victims

When a lack of evidence leads Barba to drop rape charges against a popular actor; Rollins takes matters into her own hands. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 17 : Manhattan Transfer

A sexual exploitation case involving Catholic schoolgirls results in surprising charges against people in esteemed leadership positions, including judges, lawmakers, lawyers and cops. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 18 : Unholiest Alliance

When one of their own is implicated in a cover-up, the SVU struggles to unravel a sex trafficking operation deeply-rooted in government offices, the police department, and the Catholic Church. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 19 : Sheltered Outcasts

Detective Carisi lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 20 : Fashionable Crimes

A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappear. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 21 : Assaulting Reality

The producers of a reality TV dating series make Benson and the SVU team part of the show when they investigate a contestant's claim that she was raped. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 22 : Intersecting Lives (1)

A corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba and the SVU. ... [ View More ... ]

Episode 23 : Heartfelt Passages (2)

When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad. ... [ View More ... ]