09/18/2012 08:42 am ET | Updated Sep 18, 2012

'Law And Order: SVU' Celebrates 300th Episode Milestone (PHOTOS)

Happy 300th episode, "Law & Order: SVU"!

The long-running NBC drama celebrated its milestone 300th episode on Mon., Sept. 17. The episode, which is the fifth one of the season, will air as part of the upcoming Season 14.

The cast, including Mariska Hargitay who has played Detective Olivia Benson since the series premiered in September 1999, took to Twitter to discuss the landmark event.

Ice-T, who joined the series in October 2000 during the show's second season, thanked the series' dedicated fans for their support.

"Law & Order: SVU" kicks off its 14th season with a two-hour premiere on Wed., Sept. 26 starting at 9 p.m. ET. The new season picks up after the Season 13 shocker that saw Captain Cragen (Dann Florek) waking up next to a dead hooker. Paget Brewster and Adam Baldwin will guest star in the Season 14 premiere.

Take a look at photos from the celebration below.

'Law and Order: SVU'