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1-They might commit violent crimes.

Which would be a correct passive form expressing more or less the same idea:
2-Violent crimes might be committed by them.
3-Some violent crimes might be committed by them.
 

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Sentence #2 is sentence #1 in the passive voice. Sentence #3 changes the meaning slightly, implying that there are some violent crimes they might not commit. (I would hope so.)

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I prefer the active- I see no need for the passive here, given that 'they' are unspecified. ;-)
 
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