The character has been around since 2002, often butting heads with Benson and it's that fact that's not sitting right with some fans.Viewer reaction to the new status is mixed."It closed the door on my 17 year love of this show.Benson seems to have everything else that she’s ever wanted, including career achievements and motherhood. ” As much as it is wanted, the notion seems highly unlikely that such a thing exists within the “Law & Order” franchise. After all, the family life was a feat unto itself for former partners Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) and Nick Amaro (Danny Pino). Tucker was also instrumental in running the operations when Benson was taken hostage in "Townhouse Incident." She named him somebody she trusted.Then At the end of "Collateral Damages," Benson and Tucker were looking for a place to drink, Benson looked into a bar, decided to move on and linked arms with Tucker.prescribed," @hensler_b tweeted."I legit squealed at my tv, my neighbor came to check on me!#TUCKSONISLIFE," @dustynutmeg13 said about her reaction to the reveal."I did not gasp; I cheered. " @lbergman2 tweeted."I was so against this and now I like it.
Olivia Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) absence on ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” happened within a blink of an eye, and for good reason.During the 15th season, Benson is promoted to Sergeant and appointed as acting commanding officer, in the wake of the retirement of both Sergeant John Munch (Richard Belzer) and Captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek).During the 17th season, she is promoted to Lieutenant and becomes the squad's official commanding officer.is a fictional character on the NBC police procedural drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, portrayed by Mariska Hargitay.Benson holds the rank of Lieutenant and is the Commanding Officer of the Manhattan Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, which operates out of the 16th precinct.