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  • Shoplifted as a minor

    Good morning,

    I shoplifted a pack of trading cards when I was 12 years old. I am now almost 30 and married with 2 kids. Morally this is not who I am and would never raise my children to think this was okay. It was a big mistake that I deeply regret. I work POC for my local city and full time as an industrial FF. I am disclosing this shoplifting incident in my background questionnaire for a legit department. Would you disqualify me for this incident?

    Thank you

  • #2
    More than likely not.

    Were you arrested???

    The thing in your favor is amount of time that has passed, hopefully a clean life, and a good work history.





    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZdEH...e_gdata_player

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    • #3
      I was not arrested. The police came, called our parents, and they came and picked us up. Then the *** beating came.

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      • #4
        Not sure if you need to document it. Make sure you state no arrest.

        As stated above time and hopefully no other items are in your favor.

        I would say it should not disqualify you, but if matched a choice between you and another applicant, some depts. get picky.
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZdEH...e_gdata_player

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