Taylor Swift is apparently not the only one with a huge love for Detective Olivia Benson

According to a new survey, the Law & Order: SVU character is officially America’s favorite female TV character — by a mile

More specifically, the brave crime fighter bested the second most-loved character — Cookie Lyon of Empire — by 13%.

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The results when survey takers were given a randomized list of female TV characters and told to pick their favorite.

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Olivia Benson is America’s favorite female TV character, survey says