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A mail-order Russian bride is found murdered, and her fiancé (Timothy Busfield) reveals that she had been kidnapped for ransom. During the investigation, Cragen goes undercover as a man seeking a bride, and detectives find a link to the Russian mob.
Police search for an underage prostitute who's disappeared and realize she fits a pattern of missing prostitutes who placed ads on the same Web site. The case adds conflict to Benson and Haden's new romance as their personal and professional lives blur.
A closed rape case of Benson's is reopened because of its similarities to a new case, and the possibility of wrongful imprisonment surfaces. As Benson's work is questioned, tension develops between her, ADA Haden and Bayard Ellis.
Detectives investigate a string of hate crimes against gay men, and the victims include the new fiancé of Fin's son. A private-school teacher is then similarly brutalized, and the evidence in his case points to a possible cover-up.
The detectives try to expose a sex-trafficking ring, but they run into interference from Lt. Eames, who worries that their case is compromising her terrorism investigation. Not backing down, Benson finds a creative way to proceed.
A girl vanishes after following her big sister to a college party, and her abductor covers his tracks online by using his impressive computer skills. Meanwhile, Rollins gets sidetracked from the case by an unexpected visit from her own sister.
A serious incident of schoolyard violence puts a 12-year-old boy in the hospital with severe injuries. During their investigation, the detectives learn that the victim had been bullying a younger female student (Raquel Castro). Charlie Monaghan: Sasha Neul (more…)
When a 14-year-old boy (Malcolm David Kelley) witnesses the shooting death of his mother, he later commits the same crime against the prime suspect. The ensuing legal case raises questions about the aftereffects of gun violence, sparking a gun manufacturer (more…)
Claims of sexual abuse at an elite private school are investigated by the detectives, but their efforts are stalled by uncooperative school officials. A retired teacher then helps the police expose a huge cover-up involving even more victims.