|Affiliation||New York City Police Department|
Federal Bureau of Investigation
|Division||Major Case Squad (former)|
Bronx Special Victims Unit
|Precinct||One Police Plaza|
Two unnamed brothers
|First Appearance||CI: "Diamond Dogs"|
|Last Appearance||SVU: "Hunt, Trap, Rape and Release"|
A former criminal profiler from Brooklyn's Cobble Hill, Barek spent two years post-9/11 with the FBI. Barek previously worked without a partner, which accounts for her habit of talking to herself while examining a crime scene. (CI: Diamond Dogs)
In addition to English, she also speaks Polish, Spanish, Italian, Creole, Russian, Cantonese, and Yiddish.
In 2006, she was transferred to a different department for a reason not stated on the show. She was replaced by Megan Wheeler.
A few months before the events of Hunt, Trap, Rape and Release, Barek, now a Lieutenant, was assigned to the Special Victims Unit's Bronx division, working out of the 55th Precinct, after the departure of Captain Kenyatta. However, after the revelation that her sergeant, Ari Moldovan whose actions she had defended during a rape investigation, was the rapist they were looking for, Barek was prepared to resign from the force. At that moment, Deputy Chief Christian Garland let her know that although her time as the commanding officer of Bronx's Special Victims Unit was over, he could get her back on the Homicide Squad.
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- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 season, 1 episode):
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