SVU Pits Manhattan Against Suffolk County

Confidential informants can be great sources for police, but also present challenges to their police handlers, especially if they're accused of crimes themselves. Tonight's episode, "Beautiful Frame," took that issue and ramped it up into a tight, twisty story that got a lot right.


Pretty single mom Jessie gets ready for a date night and drives to her boyfriend Tommy's house (which -- note -- is in Suffolk County, outside of our SVU's warm and happy jurisdiction). Instead of dinner and movie, we jump to a 911 operator getting two calls about Tommy's house: (1) a couple screaming, and, soon thereafter, (2) gunshots! The cops bust into Tommy's house and find him bleeding on the floor with a gun by his head. Jessie is kneeling over him. Despite remarkably thin evidence, the Suffolk police arrest her for murder. Read More...


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