|Division||Special Victims Unit (2019-present)|
|Precinct||One Police Plaza|
Lamai Garland (wife)
Abby Garland (daughter)
|First Appearance||"Down Low In Hell's Kitchen"|
History[edit | edit source]
Garland witnessed the protests from both pro-life and pro-choice activists after Evangeline Miller wished to get an abortion following her rape at the hands of her stepfather. He stood by Evangeline’s choice and helped grant custody for her to get an abortion. (SVU: "The Burden Of Our Choices")
When a young woman was sexually assaulted and drugged, Garland assisted the Special Victims Unit with their case. He referred to Julius Adler as a false prophet and showed anger towards Adler's actions. (SVU: "We Dream Of Machine Elves")
After arresting rapist Steve Getz and his counselor Peter Abrams for blackmail, he was threatened by both Getz and Abrams. However, Garland showed no sign of fear or backing down and firmly told the two men that they will be charged. (SVU: "Must Be Held Accountable")
When an agent with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement was arrested on rape charges, he assisted the SVU in investigating the case alongside Sergeant Hasim Khaldun. (SVU: "I Deserve Some Loving Too")
When his reverend Delman Chase was arrested on statutory rape and embezzlement charges, Garland was distraught when Chase shared his anger towards him to the media. When Chase was imprisoned for his actions, Garland visited him in prison but Chase acted psychotic, claiming the Lord was testing him and put him in prison to help his fellow prisoners follow God. Garland left Chase to serve his sentence and cried after leaving him. (SVU: "Garland's Baptism By Fire")
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Garland is the only Deputy Chief in the Law & Order franchise to star as a main cast member.
- Similar to Elliot Stabler, he had a father who served on the NYPD. (SVU: "Guardians and Gladiators")
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2 seasons, 10 episodes):
- Season 21: "Down Low In Hell's Kitchen" • "The Burden Of Our Choices" • "We Dream Of Machine Elves" • "Must Be Held Accountable" • "I Deserve Some Loving Too" • "Garland's Baptism By Fire"
- Season 22: "Guardians and Gladiators" • "Sightless in a Savage Land" • "The Long Arm Of The Witness" • "Hunt, Trap, Rape and Release"
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Main Characters|