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Christian Mirch is a proud husband, father, Nebraskan, active police officer and attorney. Christian attended Creighton University studying emergency medical services where he became one of the youngest paramedics in his class at 19. With a passion for public service and a love for Omaha, Christian left Creighton University a year before graduating to pursue a career in law enforcement with the Omaha Police Department.

Christian served our city as an Omaha Police Officer for 10 years, joining the Department as the youngest officer of his academy class at 21 years old. As an officer with the Omaha Police Department, Christian worked in every police precinct in our city, on every shift, and coached youth baseball for PACE – Police Athletics for Community Engagement. Christian also worked in the Criminal Investigations Bureau and Special Operations Section – Gang Unit, where he worked to suppress violent gang activity and prevent at-risk youth from falling victim to gang recruitment. In 2013 and 2017 Christian was sworn in as a Special Deputy United States Marshall for the Presidential Inaugurations of both President Obama and President Trump.

While working as a police officer, Christian returned to Creighton University to complete his undergraduate degree and was blessed to meet his wife, Emma Mirch. With a passion for the law and public service, Christian attended Creighton University School of Law while continuing to work for the Omaha Police Department. At the same time, Emma entered Medical School and graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 2019.

After graduating from law school in 2018, Christian left the Omaha Police Department, in order to clerk for the Honorable Michael G. Heavican, Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court. After completing his clerkship, Christian engaged in both private practice and public service as an attorney. Christian also served on the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section – Civil Rights and Social Justice Committee from 2019-2020. In his free time, Christian continues to serve as a police officer for a rural community just outside of Omaha. He is also a member of the Set Me Free Project’s Board of Directors, a non-profit organization focused on stopping human trafficking through effective prevention education.

While an officer with Omaha, Christian received letters of commendation for, among other things, apprehending an armed suspect near a grade school and for apprehending multiple shooting suspects during his career. Christian, along with other members of a joint DEA/IRS/OPD working group, received an award from the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area for disrupting a major narcotics and money laundering ring operating in west Omaha. Christian won the Omaha Police Welfare and Benefits Association’s award for exemplary fortitude, which he received following his and fellow officers’ successful apprehension of violent gang members who were engaged in a shootout in downtown Omaha on New Year’s Eve 2015.

In 2020, Christian and Emma welcomed their amazing son Oliver into the world. If you ask Christian, he will tell you that Oliver is the center of his and Emma’s life and the reason that he is running for legislature. As a police officer, Christian witnessed first-hand the dangers that our community, especially our children, face. As a father, he is determined to ensure that his son grows-up in a safe community where he can obtain a strong education.



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