6 Shortest Running 'Law & Order: SVU' Series Regulars (PHOTOS)

Dan Clarendon

Rare is the TV show in which some of the shortest-running series regulars have still appeared in close to 100 episodes, but don’t forget, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is the longest-running primetime live-action series in American TV history.

What's New at 'SVU'? The Cast Talks Shaking Things Up in Season 21

What's New at 'SVU'? The Cast Talks Shaking Things Up in Season 21

Mariska Hargitay and the rest of the 'SVU' team reveal what's new in the historic season — from job changes to new hires.

With the news that Jamie Gray Hyder (Officer Kat Tamin) has been promoted to a full-time cast member for the NBC show’s record-breaking 21st season, we thought we should pour one (or six) out for the series regulars that didn’t stick around long — by SVU standards, at least. Flip through the gallery above to see these retired cops and lawyers.

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