“Law & Order: SVU” season 15, episode 12: “Jersey Breakdown” airs tonight on NBC.
On tonight’s episode, detectives Amaro and Rollins leave a party and stumble upon Officer McKenna in pursuit of a suspected drug dealer. A standoff leads to gunfire and the teenage suspect is gravely wounded. While Amaro struggles to reconcile his by-the-book actions with his conscience, the SVU fights to keep Internal Affairs from jumping to conclusions. The case becomes a public spectacle and Amaro must decide if fighting for his badge is the best decision for his family. Meanwhile, Captain Cragen makes a surprise announcement.
Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, “Law & Order: SVU” is a hard-hitting and emotional series from NBC’s Law & Orimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes.
Dedicated Detective Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all, heads up the department with empathy and professionalism, all the while dealing with her difficult past – as a product of rape and a witness to her mother’s grief, she can personally relate to each victim she tries to help.
“Law & Order: SVU” season 15, episode 12: “Jersey Breakdown,” airs tonight, Jan. 22, at 9 p.m. on NBC. Spoiler video below: