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Hats Off to Eliot Sefrin!

Eliot Sefrin’s latest novel, Officers Down, has been named a Gold Medal Winner in the category of General Novel in the Reader Views 2022-2023 Literary Awards Competition, an annual contest sponsored by a leading book review website. Cited among hundreds of novels judged, Officers Down revolves around a pair of New York City police officers – one male, one female, both white – who accidentally kill an innocent black teen in a poverty-stricken neighborhood and face the backlash from an enraged community, a politically driven police department, and their own emotional unraveling. Based on the experiences of Eliot’s wife, Rosalyn, a pioneering female officer, this illuminating and powerful novel shines a light on many of the challenges faced by both law enforcement professionals and minority communities in today’s racially charged climate.
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