Benson struggles to balance work and her new role of foster mother; when Amaro arrests a young prostitute with connections to Noah's mother, his undercover work sets off a dangerous chain of events.
When a series of allegations are made against a superstar basketball player, Sgt. Benson and Detective Carisi (Peter Scanavino) do not agree on the authenticity of each woman's story; the investigation takes Rollins back to her former precinct.
Amaro's by-the-book handling of a starlet's arrest gets him back on the SVU squad in time to investigate the actress's latest offense, statutory rape.
The team tries to find a bike messenger -- who has kept a video diary of his troubles with women -- before he can commit another violent act; the new deputy chief calls Benson's leadership into question.
A college student becomes a target after her work as an online porn star is discovered by her classmates.
Three young girls' search for a mythical character leads to one of them becoming injured and the other two disappearing.
Sgt. Voight and Detectives Lindsay and Halstead work with Sgt. Benson and the SVU as they investigate the roots of a child pornography site; tension between Benson and Voight threaten the investigation.
When detective Tutuola finds security footage of a sportscaster being physically abusive to his girlfriend, Benson seeks help from Assistant DA Barba to convince the victim to fight back.
The media spotlight shines on Sgt. Benson when she investigates a string of rapes that have similarities with crimes in Atlanta; a family court judge threatens to remove baby Noah from Benson's care.
After being found unconscious in her hotel bathroom, an Atlanta detective -- in town for a law-enforcement conference -- says that she was raped; Rollins discovers a personal connection to the suspect.
A teenager is sexually assaulted and left for dead in an alley after attending a movie star's party; Benson is suspicious when security footage from the party goes missing.
When Amaro's estranged father (Armand Assante) is arrested at his own wedding, Amaro becomes a witness and secrets threaten to tear their family apart.
After a teenage girl makes a rape accusation against a person with a criminal record, but little evidence is found, the girl's father takes matters into his own hands.
When a female video game developer who has been receiving death threats refuses to delay the launch of her new game, the cops must work to protect her.
While working under cover to bust a sex trafficking ring, Carisi meets a woman who embedded herself in the organization in hope of finding and saving her daughter; Sgt. Benson is faced with a life-changing revelation.
A feud between a famous author (Robert Vaughn) and his sixth wife, Charmaine (Marcia Cross), turns into a criminal case when Charmaine is faced with allegations of abuse; Barba winds up dealing with family drama of his own.
When Carisi's sister's fiancé falls back into bad habits and accuses his parole officer of rape, Carisi must investigate.
During an interview on a popular TV show, a college student claims she was gang raped in a fraternity, bringing national attention to rape on campus; Benson and Barba investigate multiple suspects.
Barba's efforts to make an arrest in a case involving pornographic photos is stalled when several suspects come down with the measles; Amaro receives distressing news about his son.
Voight and members of the Chicago PD travel to New York to help SVU pursue Yates, their prime suspect in a rape/murder case.
A woman wants to recant her testimony and free her father, who was incarcerated for incest and rape when she was a child; Capt. Cragen, who remembers the original investigation, tries to help the team.
Efforts to find an 8-year-old boy kidnapped for ransom are hindered by tension between the child's estranged parents; Sgt. Benson is asked to take the lieutenant's exam and officially become the leader of the squad.
When Johnny D (Charles Halford) is on trial for sex trafficking, rape, assault and kidnapping, Noah's adoption becomes involved with the case, causing Benson to fear for the child's future; a threat could permanently change the squad.