Atlanta Prison Riot Case Study

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Atlanta prison riot, and leadership skills Special agent Weldon Kennedy of the Atlanta force, was in charge of the whole operation. The go to man though, was tactical leader Danny Coulson, alongside was lead negotiator Dee Rosario, and Leon Blakeney who was in charge of the Atlanta field office. These four men and SWAT teams from Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, D.C, and San Francisco, the US Military, and BOP guards. They had to use leadership principles in order to resolve the situation without any civilian loss of life. In the end, keeping their team informed, holding people accountable for their actions and jobs, making sound and timely decisions, knowing the team, and looking out for the welfare of everyone on the team, and using the team to the capabilities that it has. The Atlanta prison riot was a perfect example of how leadership skills are necessary, and important. The Atlanta prison riot, was an event where the prisoners took captive guards and employees. The…show more content…
Which Weldon, Coulson, and Rosario had to do in order to resolve the problem. Coulson had been in charge of all the people that were working on the Atlanta prison riot. He had to keep everyone in order and hold them accountable for the tasks that he was employing them with. When the firefighters had to put out the fires that inflamed three building on sight. These men may not seem super important, but there could have been casualties if they wouldn’t have been there to do their job, and without accountability they wouldn’t have to be there and do their job. At one point Weldon was also very adamant on not shooting and killing detainees when their backs facing the shooter. He was going to hold everyone accountable for this deadly force policy. Even though he had modified it, it had been for what he believed to be the greater good. He was the only one that could authorize for them to use deadly
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