Because it’s important to make it so that you can’t root for either side.
Hard to say which side I root for getting a comeuppance more. The NYPD for defending this action:
or Anonymous for encouraging retribution against the cop and his family. From Gawker:
Anonymous is on the hunt for the cop featured in a video pepper-spraying Occupy Wall Street protesters for no apparent reason. They say they’ve found him, and are circulating a document with his and his family’s personal information.