Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 17

Season 17

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 17

First Air Date: September 23, 2015

First Aired on    :   2015
Episodes    :   23 episodes



Episodes

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17x23 Heartfelt Passages (2) (May 25, 2016)


When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad.


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17x22 Intersecting Lives (1) (May 18, 2016)


A corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba and the SVU.


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17x21 Assaulting Reality (May 11, 2016)


The producers of a reality TV dating series make Benson and the SVU team part of the show when they investigate a contestant's claim that she was raped.


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17x20 Fashionable Crimes (May 04, 2016)


A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappear.


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17x19 Sheltered Outcasts (March 30, 2016)


Detective Carisi lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes.


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17x18 Unholiest Alliance (March 23, 2016)


When one of their own is implicated in a cover-up, the SVU struggles to unravel a sex trafficking operation deeply-rooted in government offices, the police department, and the Catholic Church.


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17x17 Manhattan Transfer (March 02, 2016)


A sexual exploitation case involving Catholic schoolgirls results in surprising charges against people in esteemed leadership positions, including judges, lawmakers, lawyers and cops.


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17x16 Star-Struck Victims (February 24, 2016)


When a lack of evidence leads Barba to drop rape charges against a popular actor; Rollins takes matters into her own hands.


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17x15 Collateral Damages (February 17, 2016)


Two high-profile suspects are arrested in the takedown of an online pedophile ring following a sting operation.


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17x14 Nationwide Manhunt (I) (February 10, 2016)


Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay and Dawson join the SVU in the hunt for two escaped murderers (returning guest stars Dallas Roberts and Jefferson Mays) they helped to convict. The crossover continues on Chicago P.D. S03E14 The Song of Gregory Williams Yates (II)


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17x13 Forty-One Witnesses (February 03, 2016)


A woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help.


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17x12 A Misunderstanding (January 20, 2016)


A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students.


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17x11 Townhouse Incident (January 13, 2016)


Benson is taken hostage when she tries to stop a home invasion.


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17x10 Catfishing Teacher (January 06, 2016)


A high school student plans a clandestine hookup with his female teacher but ends up in a far more sinister situation.


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17x09 Depravity Standard (November 18, 2015)


Lt. Benson seeks justice in the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda, but when a plea deal is rejected, Barba must rely on decades-old evidence to make his case and faces off against former SVU colleague Dr. Huang.


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17x08 Melancholy Pursuit (November 11, 2015)


The search for a missing teenager takes an emotional toll on Dodd, DNA could lead to the teen's abductor.


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17x07 Patrimonial Burden (November 04, 2015)


When a pious TV family's reputation is shattered by a teen pregnancy scandal, SVU uncovers the reality behind the reality show.


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17x06 Maternal Instincts (October 21, 2015)


A violinist is raped by her colleague, but he doesn't remember committing the crime and claims he was drugged and robbed by a hired escort. Meanwhile, Rollins' mother throws a baby shower for her; and Sgt. Mike Dodds reports to work at the SVU squad.


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17x05 Community Policing (October 14, 2015)


An unarmed black man is shot by three police officers who claim they were following proper procedure while pursuing a rape suspect. As racial tensions mount throughout the city, Barba indicts the three cops.


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17x04 Institutional Fail (October 07, 2015)


A malnourished toddler is found wandering and leads police to another ill child from the same home. The investigation eventually lands the Department of Child Services in hot water. Meanwhile, Chief Dodds tells Benson to expect some changes at her squad.


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17x03 Transgender Bridge (September 30, 2015)


When a transgender teen is assaulted by high school bullies, the case quickly escalates to tragedy, and the squad agonizes over whether the punishment fits the crime.


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17x02 Criminal Pathology (2) (September 23, 2015)


In the conclusion of the two-part 17th-season opener, a serial killer reveals shocking new info, and problems in the case mount as Barba faces slick lawyers in court.


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17x01 Devil's Dissections (1) (September 23, 2015)


In Part 1 of the two-part 17th-season opener, the squad revisit a crime scene where bodies were buried by a serial killer. Rollins tries to get a confession, but the killer reveals shocking new info instead.




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