Detectives Stabler and Benson investigate the murder and dismemberment of a cabdriver who was a wanted man.
Benson and Stabler run into multiple dead ends while investigating the case of a woman who fell to her death wearing only a slip.
When a popular teen is sexually assaulted, Benson and Stabler delve into a modeling underworld of thoughtless parents, drug-dealing doctors and a trendy agency executive.
Detectives Benson and Stabler believe a fellow cop may be behind murders going back 30 years; Munch is in rare form during a child molestation case.
Benson and Stabler believe a pedophile (John Dossett) may be behind the murder of a travel writer, especially after meeting the victim's landlady and her streetwise daughter (Patricia Richardson, Lynn Collins).
Benson and Stabler suspect a pair of college basketball players of murdering a female student, but officials don't want to draw negative attention to the school.
The state pursues a media-sensationalized case against a known pedophile who's suspected of assaulting and killing a youth.
Stabler fears a combative Benson will be the next victim of a real estate agent suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering a lawyer.
Benson and Stabler investigate a successful woman's suspicious death and find themselves in the world of sadomasochism.
Benson and Stabler encounter problems when the prime suspect in a sexual assault cannot be identified by the shaken victim.
Detectives Benson and Stabler hunt for the killer of a gay man whose father heads a conservative watchdog group; Munch looks for Benson's biological father.
A suspicious ring of Russian immigrants offers little help in assisting Stabler and Benson to solve the murder of a multimillionaire.
Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate the shooting death of a sleazy judge who abused the criminal-justice system.
The detectives must solve a 5-year-old sexual assault case before the statute of limitations closes it.
Benson and Stabler team with detectives Briscoe and Green to investigate the gunshot murder of a man believed to be a sexual aggressor.
Two local hoods are implicated in the murder and rape of an elderly woman, though they claim they only broke in to rob her.
The detectives learn that the pregnant daughter-in-law of a prominent religious educator may have been having an affair at the time of her murder.
A sexual assault case involving a teenage girl leads Benson and Stabler to set up a sting operation to trap Internet pedophiles.
The detectives investigate a series of sexual attacks happening on subways; Benson begins dating a crime reporter.
Munch bonds with a television news reporter (Jennifer Esposito) who was sexually assaulted months earlier.
The trial of an accused child molester is jeopardized when the prime witness has difficulty dealing with his past.