Former Gonzaga basketball player now Spokane cop

SPOKANE — Former Gonzaga basketball player Winston Brooks was one of five new police officers sworn in Tuesday in Spokane.

Brooks was a Bulldog point guard for the teams from 2001 to 2003.

KHQ-TV reported he also has worked with the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, police and as a Spokane County juvenile corrections officer.

Former Gonzaga star and NBA Hall of Fame player John Stockton was one of the people at the officers’ swearing-in ceremony to congratulate Brooks.

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Information from: KHQ-TV, http://msnbc.msn.com/id/3082888/

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