330-296-2892
7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266
Begin Believe Become

Maplewood is now accepting applications for the seven-month program (695 hours). The cost of the program is $4,900 and payment plans are available to individuals who qualify. Maplewood will begin interviewing applicants in April and all applicants will be notified of their status prior to the May 2017 start date. A physical fitness test will be administered before the completion of the appliation process.

To register, contact Maplewood Career Center at 330.296.2892 Monday through Thursday from 2-9 p.m., or register online at www.mwood.cc. All applicants are required to complete a drug test, physical and background check. Expenses associated with these tests are covered by the applicant.

 

The program will be taught by Police Academy Commander David Wert, and Lead Instructor and Commander of the Private Security Academy Dan McCue.

 

A college affiliation agreement has been established with The University of Akron. Upon successful completion of the Training Academy, The University of Akron will accept 23 hours toward a bachelor’s degree. Maplewood is also working on an articulation agreement with Lorain Community College. If approved, Lorain Community College will accept up to 33 credit hours toward an associate degree for all students who successfully complete the Training Academy. Both affiliation agreements will set Maplewood's Training Academy apart from other surrounding academies. 

 

The Career Center will also begin offering advanced training for current police officers. Additional details will be released once they are available.

 

 Requirements for admission to Basic Peace Officer training

Prospective cadets must meet the following minimum standards in order to apply:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 20 or turning 20 years of age.
  • Must be in good physical condition.  Minimums Fitness Requirements
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must not have any Felony or Drug Convictions, or arrests for Domestic Violence.

Sealed or expunged felony convictions as an adult will exclude a prospective cadet from admission to the Academy.

General Academy Requirements and Policies

  • Student must comply with dress code.
  • Student must author & maintain notebooks.
  • Student must attend 100% of classes.
  • Student must pass state certification exam with at least 70%. 
  • In order to take state certification examination students must pass all psychomotor skills:
  1. DRIVING
  2. HANDGUN
  3. SHOTGUN
  4. FIRST AID/CPR/AED/NARCAN
  5. NHTSA SPEED MEASURING DEVICE TRAINING
  6. SUBJECT CONTROL
  7. IMPACT WEAPONS
  8. PATROL TECHNIQUES
  9. BUILDING SEARCHES
  10. STOPS & APPROACHES
  11. NHTSA STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING
  12. HAZMAT & WMD AWARENESS
  13. INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM
  14. NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Cancellation of Classes

The Adult Workforce Development of MCC reserves the right to cancel, postpone, discontinue, or combine classes before or during the classes. We must cancel classes that do not meet a required minimum enrollment. A minimum enrollment is based different for each course. If a class is cancelled for any of the above reasons, the student will receive a full refund. Attempts are made to contact students who class has been cancelled. To avoid class cancelations please register at least 10 days before the start date of the course.

Cancellation of Classes
You may assume that your class will be held unless you are notified that it has been cancelled.

School Closing
Day school closing does not necessarily mean that evening adult classes are canceld. If we cancel, your teacher will be responsible for letting you know.

Refund Policy
Cancellation of the course- Maplewood Career Center Adult Education reserves the right to cancel or delay the opening of any course. Reasons for cancellation or delay might include, but are not limited to, insufficient enrollment, and/or concerns regarding illness, safety, equipment, or construction, among other extenuating circumstances. 
When the Director of Adult Education decides that a class will be cancelled or postponed, the school will make every effort to notify registered students immediately by the fastest means available, including phone and email. Please make sure to notify the Adult Education Office if any contact information has changed.   Refunds for Cancelled Classes If Maplewood Career Center Adult Education cancels a class, the school will refund the tuition in full to the person who paid for the class. 

Withdrawal Policy
When students withdraw from class, a $25.00 withdrawal fee is charged for course withdrawal.     Full Tuition minus the $25.00 withdrawal fee will be refunded only if written notice is received within 3 business days of the course beginning.
Official withdrawals, the postmark on written notification will determine the cancellation date, or the date said information is delivered to the school administrator/owner in person.  Any monies due a student who unofficially withdraws from the school shall be refunded within 45 days of a determination by the school that the student has withdrawn without notifying the institution.  If a student has not been present in school for thirty days, they will be officially withdrawn from the course. 
For students who enroll in and begin classes, the following schedule of tuition adjustments is authorized:

            The registration fee and the cost of the kit is part of the total price set out and is not refundable.

Percentage length completed to the total length of program per enrollment agreement.

Amount of total tuition owed to the school.

0.01% to 4.9%

20%

5% to 9.9%

30%

10% to 14.9%

40%

15% to 24.9%

45%

25% to 49.9%

70%

50% and over

100%


Contact the Adult Education office if you require a refund as soon as possible.  
*Withdrawal policy and late registration fee also applies to companies registering employees.

Returned Checks
6151 - BAD CHECKS Adopted 5/19/94 When the District receives a check from a student or parent that, when deposited, is returned marked "insufficient funds", the Treasurer shall provide an opportunity for the payer to make proper payment or to arrange for a satisfactory payment schedule. If payment is not received within thirty (30) days, the payment schedule is not adhered to, or the monies do not appear to be collectable, the Board of Education authorizes the Treasurer to remove the fee or charge from the District's Accounts Receivable to take appropriate action against the student and/or the parents.