Nona Dirksmeyer was a young beauty queen with a boyfriend she adored. They were planning a future together. Then, Nona was brutally killed. The crime shook her hometown and exposed someone with a secret past. But did the evidence add up to murder?
When Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins) disappears at the house of a convicted felon, the evidence doesn't look promising - with his belongings and his blood left behind. Intelligence rallies to rescue him before it's too late. And Atwater struggles for survival faced with not only his captor but also a difficult connection to his past.
It's Friday the 13th and something sinister is about to happen: a chilling double murder in an upscale home; the evidence seems to tell a clear story until investigators discover a marriage filled with secrets and a story that doesn't add up.
The death of Judge Tommy Wells' (guest star John Pankow) daughter puts Intelligence on the track of a pill mill spreading into the suburbs of Chicago and the doctor enabling it. Meanwhile, Voight (Jason Beghe) discovers who's been leaking information from the 21st.
Diana Lovejoy and her husband welcomed a baby boy, but then, their marriage crumbled. A bitter custody battle followed. Fearing for her safety, Diane turned to a man skilled in self-defense but, it turns out, someone else was in grave danger.
A picture perfect family is shot dead in their home and the team goes in search of a drug dealer with a likely connection. Voight (Jason Beghe) asks for the help of Vice Sergeant Sean McGrady (guest star Wil Traval) who has an old beef with Upton (Tracy Spiridakos). When McGrady turns up dead during the investigation, the case takes an unlikely turn.
“After The Party,” looks into the mysterious death of a young mother who ended up dead with a gunshot wound to the head after hosting a New Year’s Eve party. What was at first ruled a suicide was later thought to be a homicide that was covered up by the police to protect one of their own.
When a young Latina woman is brutally murdered, Intelligence suspects she may have been working as a drug mule. With Antonio (Jon Seda) leading the case, the team's investigation takes them into the grim world of meat processing, and the discovery that there may be a different motive behind her death.
A death in the military occurs thousands of miles from the battlefield as a dedicated military man who survived war zones becomes caught in the crossfire of a lover's triangle.
A live video is streamed online showcasing a tortured man being beaten and burned alive. Upon further investigation, the victim's identity is traced back to that of a man who had been previously locked up for statutory rape. When another attack of a similar nature occurs, Intelligence finds a connection between the crimes, suspected pedophiles, and group named the Perv Hunters. Meanwhile, Lindsay (Sophia Bush) runs into a few bumps in the road - both personally and professionally.
A tech giant living in paradise. His neighbor found dead. Then, suddenly, the entrepreneur extraordinaire was on the run, taunting authorities and tantalizing the press. It was a riveting game of hide-and-seek, but were police chasing the right man?
After encouraging her sister to spend a night out with friends, Burgess (Marina Squerciati) wakes to find that Nicole (guest star Jules Willcox) never made it home. As the guilt begins to eat at Burgess, the team in Intelligence bands together to make finding Nicole their main priority. The case kicks into high gear when she is found clinging to life in an El station.
A family many saw as 'perfect' in an All-American town experiences a tragedy that shakes their faith and family. Karen Duenas is found dead in her bedroom. The family is convinced a crazed killer is on the loose, but detectives wonder if it could have been something else.
Olinsky's (Elias Koteas) daughter remains in critical condition following a massive fire - leaving Intelligence on edge, but more determined than ever to track down the suspect. Voight (Jason Beghe) opens up the case, knowing that he has Stone (guest star Philip Winchester) and his team's full support in the investigation, and all of Firehouse 51 behind him to examine potential origins of the fire. Intelligence works to connect the dots between the building owner, those who were inside, and a string of potential suspects.
In a quiet Southern town, on a cold and rainy night, police find a prominent lawyer brutally murdered and his girlfriend bound in duct tape. Who could have done it?
The body of a 15-year-old girl is found crushed in an abandoned building after she runs away from a treatment center for troubled girls. Voight (Jason Beghe) sends Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) undercover as a guard to work from the inside at the center, where he believes the girls are trading sexual favors for something in return. Meanwhile, Platt (Amy Morton) feels guilty because the victim was brought into the District last year, and Platt doesn't remember her.
A young woman living on her own was murdered in the middle of the night. It was crime that jolted a sleepy seaside community. A killer was walking among them. Young, fun and pretty, Corey Parker had plenty of admirers. Had one of them liked her too much? A strange co-worker, an adoring friend and a young man she called the night creeper were among the potential suspects. There was a pile of evidence but the truth would be revealed by a tiny telltale clue.
After the body of young woman is found with multiple gunshot wounds, Intelligence uncovers details of her case that are similar to other deaths. They work to link all of these murders together to pin down the serial killer, and appease the families of the victims who have been looking for answers. Meanwhile, Lindsay (Sophia Bush) decides to meet her biological father (guest star Tony Crane) for the first time, and Voight (Jason Beghe) welcomes Kenny Rixton (guest star Nick Wechsler) to the team when Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger) takes an undercover assignment.
The owners of Circle of Hope Girls Ranch and Boarding School, Boyd and Stephanie Householder, promoted their school as a place for students to follow a strict regimen of chores, school work and Bible study. But when Boyd is accused of abusing his students, his daughter Amanda must decide whose side she’s on. Keith Morrison reports.
Voight (Jason Beghe) calls the team to investigate a homicide involving the only witness in a rape and murder case against an extremely young man, Oliver Tuxhorn (guest star Gus Halper). Intelligence looks into Tuxhorn's family and their finances as they try to determine if someone was paid to take out the victim. Meanwhile, Stone (guest star Philip Winchester) offers Antonio (Jon Seda) a job as lead investigator for the state attorney's office, and Burgess (Marina Squerciati) and Sorensen's (guest star Kevin Kane) body cameras capture a bizarre exchange with a man that they pull over.
After college student Angie Samota was stabbed to death, police had no shortage of suspects. A crucial clue narrowed their list to one name, but it would be years before technology and a tenacious friend came together to help unravel this mystery.
When a car plows through a crowd of concert goers and gunfire erupts, Lindsay (Sophia Bush) and Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger) are on the scene. Unsure of the motive and concerned a terrorist group may be responsible, Voight (Jason Beghe) orders in Homeland security, customs and the F.B.I. to assist. At the same time, Burgess (Marina Squerciati) spots Atwater's (LaRoyce Hawkins) brother, Jordan (guest star Ahmad Nicholas Ferguson), out where he shouldn't be. The team use their connections to throughout the city to bring some peace to the community before more blood is shed.
Amateur internet investigators, new DNA technology and a dogged investigator help police find a killer – and identify a victim for years known only as "Lavender Doe." Keith Morrison reports.
Intelligence investigates a gruesome case. Upon further examination, it appears the victim was wearing a CPD-issued wire at the time of his death. Meanwhile, Burgess (Marina Squerciati) meets her new partner, Julie Tay (guest star Li Jun Li), who came from one of the worst assignments in the city. Together they respond to their first call, and Tay shares details of her past. Additionally, Commander Crowley (guest star Barbara Eve Harris) confronts Lindsay (Sophia Bush) about why she and Voight (Jason Beghe) were at that location on the night that Intelligence pursued Justin's killer. Also starring Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Elias Koteas, LaRoyce Hawkins and Amy Morton. Guest starring Jesse Spencer, Philip Winchester, Marlyne Barrett and Samuel Hunt.
A Halloween turns tragic when a fiancée is killed at a bar. The investigation proves difficult when it's discovered all suspects were in costume.
Responding to a call about a suspicious duffle bag at the Chicago Lakefront, Voight (Jason Beghe) is horrified to discover that the bag contains the frigid and unmoving body of a newborn baby. Determined to find the culprit who abandoned the infant, Intelligence receives a promising lead based on information provided by Chicago Med and Ruzek (Patrick Flueger) helps zero in on a potential suspect. Meanwhile, Voight is surprised to hear that his son is in town and Burgess (Marina Squerciati) and Roman (Brian Geraghty) grow closer.
Two Tulsa brothers fight for more than 20 years to prove their innocence after they were wrongfully convicted for separate murders.
While out on a bank run for his off-duty security job at the dispensary, Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) and his co-workers find themselves under attack by a violent robbery crew which quickly becomes a full-scale shootout. Voight (Jason Beghe) and Lindsay (Sophia Bush) question the owner of the dispensary who mentions her business has received threats from local gangs upset she's cutting into their revenue. Meanwhile Roman (Brian Geraghty), Burgess (Marina Squerciati), Antonio (Jon Seda), Halstead, Ruzek (Patrick Flueger) and Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins) follow-up on a lead and track down a potential suspect.
Dateline updates the case of Eric Glisson who was convicted of a 1995 murder in the Bronx, along with five other people. He served nearly two decades in jail before being released because the sole witness against him was found to be unreliable. Since his release Glisson has tried to reconnect with his family, has welcomed the birth of a new baby daughter, and has filed a lawsuit against both the state and city of New York for his wrongful conviction.
After infamous criminal Gregory Yates (guest star Dallas Roberts) escapes from a New York prison, Lindsay (Sophia Bush) and the team learn that he intends to flee New York and is headed for Chicago. The SVU team informs Intelligence that Yates has been gathering information on Lindsay and after Platt (Amy Morton) calls in a triple homicide likely at the hand of Yates, Benson (guest star Mariska Hargitay) and Fin (guest star Ice-T) catch the next plane to Chicago. Upon investigation of the crime scene, the team learns that another tenant in the building is missing and they work to find a connection between Yates and the woman.
A wife calls 911 to report her husband has been shot on a country road in Texas. Could the dramatic police footage from the scene end up being key in the investigation? Josh Mankiewicz reports.
After a luxury condo is robbed, the team is shocked to learn that not only was the family fast asleep when the crime occurred, but their teenaged daughter was violated during the invasion as well. Voight (Jason Beghe) consults Jimmy (guest star Steven R. McQueen) from Firehouse 51 to confirm his suspicion that the family was knocked out by a powerful gas and Lindsay (Sophia Bush), Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer), Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins) and Ruzek (Patrick Flueger) go undercover to seek out the perpetrators. Meanwhile, Voight tries to help a former acquaintance get back on his feet and Platt (Amy Morton) and Mouch (guest star Christian Stolte) receive disappointing news regarding their upcoming wedding.
When a soldier vanishes from Fort Hood, her family do everything they can to bring attention to her disappearance; Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy speaks about the investigation and allegations of sexual assault in the military.
When Intelligence follows up on a tip Antonio (Jon Seda) and Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) received from a reliable informant about an upcoming drug trade, the team is shocked to discover the mutilated body of a man. Upon further investigation, the body is identified as a government official and when Olinksy (Elias Koteas), Ruzek (Patrick Flueger), Lindsay (Sophia Bush) and Halstead question the man's acquaintances they discover he had access to very important devices. Meanwhile, Burgess (Marina Squerciati) helps plan a surprise for Platt (Amy Morton).
The disappearance of a 20-year-old honors student ends up taking decades to solve.
After a botched undercover job, Ruzek is under scrutiny by the new Street Deputy Crowley (guest star Barbara Eve Harris) who will determine his future with the unit. A suspicious person call turns into a murder investigation when Burgess and her temporary partner Price (guest star Travis A. Knight) discover the body of a dead man in an SUV. After Mouse (guest star Samuel Hunt) identifies the victim as the owner of a security company, the unit soon realizes there might be more to his story. Halstead and Lindsay take a step forward in their relationship.