When a sick little woman will get kidnapped, and her father seems to be a member of a corrupt New York Police Division ring referred to as The Brotherhood, nicely that’s the makings of a Law & Order: Organized Crime/SVU crossover.
The case acquired underway in the course of the Regulation & Order: SVU portion of NBC’s Thursday-night lineup (learn a recap here), when Olivia acquired a name a few lacking woman who had leukemia. What was worse, the woman’s leukemia therapies had exacerbated her bronchial asthma, that means that if her respiration issues acquired triggered, there was a superb likelihood she’d be unable to breathe.
The woman, Sara, was the daughter of Officer Jessie Santos, a Brotherhood member who was behind bars. When Stabler visited, Santos swore he didn’t know who may need it out for him, then questioned whether or not Frank could possibly be concerned. So Stabler hightailed it to the Donnelly dwelling, the place Frank stated The Brotherhood didn’t have beef with anybody who is likely to be concerned. After which, to twist the knife in Stabler’s conflicted coronary heart, Frank and his spouse introduced that they’d given their toddler son a particular center title: Elliot. On the best way out, Stabler pretended to drop his keys and, whereas bent down, positioned a tracker on Frank’s automotive.
Whereas Liv and Elliot have been within the automotive, monitoring Donnelly, Stabler advised Benson concerning the baby-naming. She was shocked, saying that he was perhaps getting too near the older cop. Stabler stated it wasn’t that straightforward. “The older I get I’m starting to know that persons are sophisticated,” he stated. “I believe my father staged a capturing whereas he was on the job.” However they didn’t have plenty of time to debate, as a result of they tracked Donnelly to Jessie Santos’ dwelling.
After Frank left, Jessie’s spouse stated that she’d gotten a video of her daughter with a gun to her head, and a requirement for a boatload of money to be able to save her life. On the distraught lady’s request, Frank had introduced over a duffel bag full of payments.
In the meantime, Velasco briefly joined the Organized Crime group to seek out the individuals who took Sara. They ultimately discovered the kidnapper’s location, and Stabler and Benson have been first on the scene. With out ready for backup, Liv and El kicked down the door, positioned Sara and gave her her much-needed inhaler. Elliot introduced the woman and her mother to see Jessie in jail, the place he tearfully thanked Stabler… and, after a bit of manhandling, admitted that the person who took Sara was a cartel member that Donnelly had crossed. And what’s extra: Santos was prepared to put on a wire to get Donnelly to speak.
Later, Benson and Stabler chatted about how his seek for the reality about his father was ongoing. And on the finish of the hour, Stabler went again to the tree the place he’d practiced capturing when he was a child and dug out the bullets. And again at headquarters, Bell and Slootmaekers had some unhealthy information: They’d good purpose to suppose that Donnelly was setting Stabler as much as take an enormous fall.
Now it’s your flip. What did you consider the episode, and of the crossover on the entire? Pontificate within the feedback!