Kelli Giddish, who plays Detective Amanda Rollins on Law & Order

Special Victims Unit, is leaving the show

The actress joined the NBC drama in its 13th season

Speculation has been rampant of late that Giddish may be looking to turn in her badg

She said in a statement. “Playing Rollins has been one of the greatest joys and privileges of my life

I’ve been so fortunate to be a part of the Law & Order family for the last 12 years

She’s grown and changed, and I have as well