The two policemen claim to be well balanced, stating that they don't enjoy violence, although they always continue to gratuitously fire their weapons. Bang Bang agonises for hours to his girlfriend about shooting everything in sight, whilst Shooty writes novels, in crayon. None of them have been published yet.
Shooty and Bang Bang pursued Zaphod Beeblebrox to the planet of Magrathea, whereupon they proceed to shoot at him. This resulted in a hyperspatial field generator exploding, which thrust Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Trillian and Zaphod forwards in time to the Restaurant at the End of the Universe.