President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the joint Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on December 12, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalde prior to the start of the joint Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on December 12, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte bows his head in prayer prior to the start of the joint Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on December 12, 2018. Also in the photo are Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. as he was being briefed on some pertinent matters during the joint Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on December 12, 2018. Also in the photo are Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO