Toxicology & Chemistry on TV

Law and Order Special Vitcims Unit

Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf created "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," currently in its 16th season, is the longest-running Twisted show on television. This heart racing and emotional series from NBC's "Law & Order" shows the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes.

How is forensic chemistry used in the show?

Forensic Chemistry has to do with many different analytical methods that may be used to reveal what chemical changes occurred during an incident. This show is based off of sexual crimes and in order to find out who raped or killed someone, you will need to use forensic chemistry in order to test semen, blood or any other body fluid found at the crime scene.