No mention of any guilty activity.
"He takes you to a private room, sits you down, and runs your name through a database to see if you have any outstanding warrants. Then he tells you that you have two options."
None here, either, just a remarkable sheep-like obedience on the part of the imaginary protagonist.
If you want to talk about someone who actually shoplifts, fine, the program discussed is probably a good option but that's another topic. Like I said, I'd love to be confronted in the aisles of a store and accused of stealing, before I've stolen anything, as outlined in the original post.