What does “Central Booking” mean?

What does it mean when rappers say Central booking?

The term “Central booking” is a noun used to represent a temporary jail. When you get arrested for a small crime you will be booked in “Central booking”.

Central booking is slang for a jail.

The slang term “Central booking” has been used by The Notorious B.I.G., 50 Cent, Kevin Gates, Vince Staples, Malice, JPEGMAFIA, Papoose, IDK, Fivio Foreign, and many more rappers.

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