Central is the police headquarters in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) that gives updates to the player while in pursuit. The player can hear "Central" when the AI police vehicles are requesting the use of certain equipment, such as the EMP. The operator is a woman.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)
The operator of Central will be heard often, stating almost every move and encounter during the hot pursuit. However, the operator is only heard if the player is a cop. Central can also relay messages from other police vehicles to the player, such as when the Police Helicopter needs to notify the player when it's leaving. Central will also rarely give tips to the player on how to bust the racers faster, such as when to strike the opponents' cars or if there are shortcuts. Also when certain equipment is available for use, the operator will notify the player, so the player knows that their equipment is ready. However, the operator may announce something such as a spike strip release late, so the player will still have to be wary about their surroundings.