Toronto East Detention Centre
|Security class||Maximum Security|
|Capacity||473 (often over that amount due to severe over crowding)|
|Managed by||Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Ontario)|
The Toronto East Detention Centre often referred to as simply The East, is a maximum security remand facility located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the former borough of Scarborough. It is located to the southwest of Eglinton Avenue and Birchmount Road. The facility was known as the Metro East Detention Centre until the Metropolitan Municipality of Toronto was amalgamated in 1998.