Programs related to criminal justice have snagged three of the five annual Innovation in American Government awards from the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University and the Council for Excellence in Government. Each winner gets a $100,000 grant to support replication activities of their significant and creative efforts. The winners: • CitiStat (www.ci.baltimore.md.us/news/citistat) of Baltimore City, MD, is an effort of the mayor's office and agencies that responds to data collected from the city's 311 professional call center to improve the city's responsiveness . . .
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