12 Best 'Law & Order: SVU' Baddies of All Time (PHOTOS)

Zoe Jewell

While it’s easy to root for the detectives on Law & Order: SVU, it’s really the villains that keep the show interesting and fresh. Whether it’s a creepy serial killer, a malicious kidnapper, or an animal abuser, after 20 seasons this show has had no shortage of epic baddies.

Though it’s hard to narrow it down to just a select few, here are the 12 best SVU bad guys — and gals — of all time! Check out the gallery above to see the list. 

Law & Order: SVU, Season 21, Fall 2019, NBC

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