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Law & Order : Special Victims Unit
First Air Date: September 20, 1999
|First Aired on||:||1999|
|Created By||:||Dick Wolf|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||516 episodes in 23 Seasons|
In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.