The Consent Decree between the United States and City of Cleveland requires, among other things, that the Cleveland Division of Police ("CPD"):
[D]develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated community and problem-oriented policing model in order to promote and strengthen partnerships within the community, engage constructively with the community to ensure collaborative problem-solving, and increase community confidence (paragraph 27) (the ―community and problem-oriented policing plan or ―CPOP);
[D]evelop an effective, comprehensive Staffing Plan that is consistent with its mission, including community and problem-oriented policing, and that will allow CDP to comply with several specific requirements (paragraphs 319-321) (the ―staffing plan);
[D]evelop . . . a strategic recruitment plan that includes clear goals, objectives, and action steps for attracting qualified applicants from a broad cross-section of the community (paragraph 302) (the ―recruitment and hiring plan).