A CONSPIRACY theory obsessed cop has revealed his sleeve tattoo dedicated to his wild beliefs.
TJ Hall has inked his arm with ideologies – including claims regarding 9/11, the JFK assassination, and the presence of aliens in Area 51 – after becoming "hooked" on his outlandish views.
The 31-year-old police sergeant of North Carolina says he branded his skin after conducting "extensive" research into the conspiracies.
The dad's intriguing tatts provide an insight into his beliefs – such as the idea the US government were involved in the September 11 attacks.
He even questions the authenticity of Neil Armstrong's moon landing in 1969 – because Neil A (Armstrong) is ALIEN spelled backward.
TJ says he splashed out over £1,800 on the inking, which took more than 21 hours to complete, and proudly shows off the designs wearing tank tops without fear of abuse.
"I am not worried about backlash because these are my beliefs and I have researched them and read about them extensively," he told the Daily Star.
"I believe in all my conspiracy theories but that doesn’t mean that I’m not willing to learn and keep an open mind about other views and opinions."
The cop even insisted: "The reaction from others has been excellent."
The sleeve on his right arm includes a vibrant illustration of an Area 51 warning sign, below a quote that says "the truth will set us free".
The mystery surrounding the US Air Force base in the north of Las Vegas has propelled it to the focus of conspiracy theorists, who are convinced the government are secretly hiding aliens there.
Another inking shows a skeletal portrait of former President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in November 1963.
But TJ believes there was an obscure reason for his murder relating to the secretive desert airbase.
"It is speculated that JFK lost his life because he was trying to get the military to release documents indicating what they are really doing in the military installation, Area 51," he said.
Another inking on his elbow symbolises the Big Bang and shows meteors propelling in different directions.
I believe in all my conspiracy theories but that doesn’t mean that I’m not willing to learn and keep an open mind about other views and opinions.
The 31-year-old dedicated a substantial section of his arm to his theories regarding the Twin Towers too.
"I got the World Trade Centres from September 11 2001 on my inner bicep because after reading a chapter in the book called American Conspiracies it opened my eyes that our own government could have played a part in the collapse of the towers," he said.
"I have done research on this subject matter by reading articles and watching footage of the events that day."
Smoke can be seen billowing from the buildings, depicting the moment they were attacked, while a TV screen sketched directly underneath reads "real eyes realize real lies."
There is also an intricate design showing a copy of The New York Times with the headline 'US attacked'.
"To me, that part symbolises the fact that you can’t always fall into the trap that the government and media try to force feed you with," the dad explained.
"It is always best to do your own research and use that information as a deciding factor on what you believe."
TJ, who also works as a SWAT Operator with a police department in North Carolina, said he had longed for a tattoo sleeve but didn't have any ideas.
But when he embarked on a trip to Destin, Florida with his wife and purchased a conspiracy centred book, called 'Behold a Pale Horse' he became "hooked" on bizarre theories.
The police sergeant even has an "all-seeing eye" tattooed on him to chillingly symbolise that the government is "always watching".
The controversial tatts were designed by Phillip Hollar at Wicked Needle in Rutherfordton.
TJ said he intends to get another arm sleeve and a leg sleeve tatted inspired by conspiracy theories within the year.
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