No police = no record.
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Arrests, fingerprints and criminal charges show up in criminal record. If none of those things happened then you shouldn't have a record. It sounds like you entered into an agreement to pay a civil penalty to the store for the merchandise. There is a distinction between civil penalties versus criminal penalties.. You should really get in contact with a criminal defense attorney in you area to discuss you matter in further detail though.
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No shoplifting since no arrest. It was purely a civil matter and not criminal.good luck with yiur future employment.
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