City Council approves new Hibbing Police Chief hire

HIBBING, MN – The Hibbing Police Department has a new chief.

The City Council voted 5-2 Wednesday night to approve the hiring of Steve Estey.

Estey is currently a detective with Virginia Police.

He replaces outgoing Chief Maryann Hooper. She spent more than three decades in law enforcement. Six of those were as chief.

Estey takes over February 25.

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