The Special Victims Unit (SVU) is a division within the Starfleet Criminal Investigative Service. The Detectives in this division investigate crimes involving sexual assault, the very young, or the very elderly, as well as any crime loosely connected with any of the three. The unit also deals with murder, abduction, robbery. The unit is housed in several different boroughs.
Known members of Special Victims Unit (SVU) include:
- Donald Cragen (Retired in 2388)
- Typhuss James Halliwell
- Olivia Benson
- Nick Amaro (Retired in 2389)
- Amanda Rollins
- Dominick Carisi Jr.
- Chester Lake (In prison)
- Monique Jeffries (Resigned, Jefferies was eventually reinstated and transferred to the SCIS's Vice Squad. She would return to help her former colleagues locate the runaway daughter of a fellow SCIS officer)
- Brian Cassidy (Now works in the SCIS Internal Affairs Bureau)
- Ken Briscoe
- Elliot Stabler (Retired in 2386)
- Dani Beck (Returned to the Warrants Squad)
- John Munch (Retired in 2387)
- Odafin Tutuola
- Mike Dodds (2389, deceased)
- Captain Donald Cragen (2360–2388, retired)
- Captain Steven Harris (2386, temporary)
- Lieutenant Declan Murphy (2388)
- Lieutenant Olivia Benson (2388-present)
- Sergeant John Munch (2381–2387, retired)
- Sergeant Olivia Benson (2388–2389, promoted)
- Sergeant Mike Dodds (2389, deceased)
The unit is located within the 16th Precinct in Manhattan, New York City.
The Special Victims Unit works with a special divison of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office called the Sex Crimes Bureau.
- Alexandra Cabot
- Casey Novak
- Kim Greylek
- Kristen Torres
- Kendra Gill
- Garret Blane
- Samantha Copeland
- Jo Marlowe
- Elizabeth "Liz" Cara Donnely
- Sonya Paxton - Deceased
- Gillian "Jill" Hardwicke
- Sherri West
- Rafael Barba
The Bronx SVU unit is located in The Bronx. The Brooklyn SVU unit is located in Brooklyn and Detective Chester Lake is a transfer from Brooklyn SVU. The Queens SVU unit is located in Queens.