MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - This Thursday, Middlesex County officials got to meet Chris Meloni and some Law and Order: Organized Crime crew members as they set up to film at the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Training Center in Edison. Filming gave some locals a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the new series.  However, there are no spoilers here, as the county has signed a document requiring silence about the much-anticipated episode.

On April 1, NBC will run a "crossover" episode of the popular Law and Order: SVU series which has aired on the network for 22 years, introducing the character of Elliot Stabler in 1999. In the first episode of the show's thirteenth season, Stabler abruptly retired from the police force.  He remained in the active memory of Olivia Benson (Mariska Hartigay,) nonetheless.  Loyal viewers expect plenty of sizzle between the former partners in this reunion episode which introduces Organized Crime as yet another branch of the Law and Order tree of crime programs.Crime 

At 9:00 pm on Thursday, April 1, the 2-hour"crossover" begins with an episode of SVU, leading into the premiere of Organized Crime at 10:00

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Starting over where it all began, Detective Stabler (Christopher Meloni) rejoins the ranks to take on New York’s most devious crime syndicate with a new task force.

After a devastating loss that rocks him to his core, Stabler must rebuild his life and career in an evolving criminal justice system, facing his past and working to making things right. 

According to TV Guide, series creator Dick Wolf named SUV's' two lead detectives after his son, Elliot, and his daughter, Olivia. Meloni was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2006, in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, for his role as Elliot Stabler.