In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate the vicious felonies are members of the Special Victims Unit. Following the investigation and prosecution of these crimes may not only grip you with suspense – but change your life. From the creator of the longest-running drama series on television, "Law & Order", comes a powerful series chronicling the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of NYPD. Each episode follows the exploits of detectives Elliot Stabler, Olivia Benson, John Munch and Odafin Tutuola as they attempt to solve the city's most complex cases. They diligently follow lead after lead, relentless in their quest for justice and the search for truth.