The SVU squad is reeling from the fallout after Captain Cragen wakes up with a dead escort - a potential witness in an SVU case - in his bed. Tensions run high at the precinct as the detectives contend with District Attorney Paula Foster's investigation of Cragen, as well as the arrival of a tough new captain, Steven Harris. Brian Cassidy treads an increasingly narrow line as an undercover cop in Bart Ganzel's escort organization, as Detective Nick Amaro struggles with the case and his marriage (Part 1).
Episode number: 14x1 Airdate: Wednesday September 26th, 2012
The episode begins with Olivia receiving a call from the Captain, in the middle of the night. She is shocked at something the Captain tells her. Flashback to 14 hours earlier, Delia Wilson’s lawyer is shown telling Olivia and team that she “has the goods on everyone”. “You just don’t know how deep this goes” he adds. All that transpired earlier is then shown. Carissa is shown meeting Cragen at a deli, where she tells him she trusts him. Carissa then lies to Cragen that Nick earlier told her “he could protect me if I went to a hotel with him”. Cragen is then shown visibly lost while walking on the road, and Carissa gives him company. ..