When a girl is found dead with a doll believed to have been left as a totem, Benson and Stabler join a psychologist to retrace the girl's last steps.
When an art patron discovers a gruesome work of art, it leads gallery visitors to find a woman dead in her apartment above.
As Benson and Stabler investigate claims of sexual abuse, the billionaire suspect involves his lawyer, who throws the whole case awry.
Debbie comes home to find her partner, Ann, being raped by a man wearing a mask. Benson and Stabler interrogate Ann's father, who has a sordid past.
When Benson and Stabler investigate an attack on an unassuming, upstanding father, they find he's also been branded on his chest with a coat hanger.
When a woman's squeaky-clean image doesn't match up with her promiscuous actions on the night of her murder, the cops must dig deeper into her past.
The detectives learn that a 10-year-old rape victim's mother suffers from a rare condition that renders her unable to recognize her daughter.
A couple calls Benson and Stabler when their 10-year-old adopted daughter disappears. It soon comes to light that she met a man on the Internet.
When Lieutenant Anita Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson) discovers a blog site featuring video of an alarming amount of explosives, Detective Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Detective Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) race against time to find the anonymous blogger before plans to blow up a school are put into action. The Department of Education?s refusal to take the threat seriously and resistance from the teachers? union further complicate the investigation. Fortunately, an administrative assistant at the teachers? union, Alicia (guest star Lindsey Vonn), gives the detectives a tip to lead them in the right direction. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Van Buren struggles to keep her personal issues from becoming public. Also Starring: Sam Waterston (D.A. Jack McCoy), Alana de la Garza (A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa) and Linus Roache (A.D.A. Michael Cutter).
Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn guest stars as detectives investigate a potential school attack after video footage of explosives surfaces on an internet blog site.
When a television crew from a style show goes in search of a fashion victim, Marielle Di Napoli (guest star Anna Gunn), they find a murder victim instead. As Detectives Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) investigate this unusual crime, they begin to suspect the victim?s wife, who has a violent and peculiar past. The case is further complicated when detectives discover the truth behind the victim?s financial situation. Also Starring: S. Epatha Merkerson (Lt. Anita Van Buren), Linus Roache (Executive A.D.A. Michael Cutter), Alana De La Garza (A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa) Sam Waterston (Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy).
When Jerome Turner (guest star Terence Archie) dies of stab wounds upon arrival at a hospital, Detectives Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) are called in to investigate. They soon discover that, unknown to everyone, Turner was leading a double life. Family tensions escalate as the detectives begin to unravel secrets of an exploited family. Also Starring: S. Epatha Merkerson (Lt. Anita Van Buren), Linus Roache (Executive A.D.A. Michael Cutter), Alana De La Garza (A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa) Sam Waterston (Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy).
A crew from a reality television show discovers a dead man's body locked in a dog cage.