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. New York City's finest detectives are back in the gripping 15th season of 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit'. Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) takes command of the elite squad, only to find herself at the center of a shocking controversy and an Internal Affairs Investigation. Detective Rollins (Kelli Giddish) battles a personal demon that could end her career, and Captain Cragen (Dann Florek) and Detective Much (Richard Belzer) say goodbye to the department they have tirelessly served. From Executive Producer Dick Wolf, also starring Danny Pino, Raul Esparza and Ice-T, and featuring powerful guest stars including Alec Baldwin, Katie Courie, and Sophia Bush.