A man is found shot and raped outside a gay bar. When Benson and Stabler try to help the victim, he disappears from the hospital and won't cooperate with the investigation. It is later learned that the man stars in gay porn films to finance the medical bills of his daughter, who suffers with cystic fibrosis.
The murder of an animal control worker leads to a story that details the early warning signs of a serial killer. The initial subject is an extremely bright, disenfranchised youngster, known for his cruelty to animals. Though suspicion eventually turns elsewhere, the detectives are well aware that they will have a date with the warped teen at some point in the future.
206: The Fortress
When an upper-class household is rocked by what appears to be a home invasion robbery gone bad, the SRU team is called in to save the parents and their two children; Parker and the team soon discover that the family's nanny, Irina, was compliant in the robbery, and the lead hostage-taker turns out to be Irina’s boyfriend. When Irina realizes her boyfriend’s true intentions, for the sake of the children, she begins cooperating with the SRU team, while simultaneously appearing loyal to her lover. The father is killed by gunfire.
207: Clean Hands
The SRU team is assigned the task of transporting and protecting an infamous serial killer. The grief-stricken father of one of the killer's victims, Walter, finds out that the killer is being extradited back to the U.S for a mental evaluation. His family falling apart, Walter decides to go after the killer and make him pay for his crimes.