As of December last year the scottish prison service has changed the policy and now allows officers to join the TA. Although you have to ask permission from the company first, which i understand. however, i have been trying to get a response from my line manager and he basically said that i may not be allowed to join as I "might get shot!"?? I realise this is possible and the SPS must also realise this, so why change the policy if no one is going to be allowed? Anyone else having similar problems??